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Arcobello Prosecco Frizzante DOC

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Arcobello Prosecco Frizzante DOC

Arcobello Prosecco DOC has gentle bubbles, with a pleasant and fruity, Prosecco nose. The wine is very soft on the palate but with refreshing and lively acidity.
Arcobello is “the” perfect aperif.

Grapes: Glera
Vineyard area: all vineyards are situated on gentle hillside slopes in the Veneto area. Vines are Cordon trained and density is 4-5,000 plants per hectare.

Harvest: the grapes are carefully picked in mid to late September when they reach full maturity but still retaining a high level of acidity that helps to express the freshness and fruitiness typical of this wine.

Vinification: the grapes are destemmed and very gently pressed in a pneumatic press. Prior to fermentation the juice is chilled to allow a natural sedimentation of the solids and juice. Selected yeasts are added to initiate fermentation. As soon as the fermentation is finished the wine is racked. The wine is then cooled to prevent malolactic fermentation, in order to retain the fresh aromas.

First fermentation: it takes place off the skins in temperature controlled conditions not exceeding 18°C, in stainless steel for approximately 8-10 days.

Second fermentation: the secondary fermentation is carried out in cuvée close containers, no larger then 150 Hl. Secondary fermentation is initiated by adding selected yeasts, and fermentation is very slow -at 14°C. The second fermentation is stopped by reducing the temperature when the pressure is about 2,5 Atm…just right for Arcobello.

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