Gaudensius Blanc de Blancs Firriato
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Gaudensius Blanc de Blancs Firriato

Gaudensius Blanc de Blancs is a spumante produced according to the classic method employing white grapes of Carricante and Chardonnay: Carricante grapes are tipycal of the Etna volcano and grow in the Cavanera Etnea estate, while Chardonnay grapes express all the hilly features of a cru growing in the Borgo Guarine estate, within the Trapani countryside.

  • 1 Bot. 0.75 L
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CLASSIFICATION: IGT Terre Siciliane Bianco Spumante

GRAPE VARIETY: Carricante and Chardonnay

VINEYARD LOCATION: Trapani Countryside - Borgo Guarini estate for Chardonnay, Etna- Cavanera Etnea estate for Carricante

EXPOSURE: North at 200 mt. a.s.l in the Borgo Guarini estate, North-east at 650 m a.s.l in the Cavanera Etnea estate

TYPE OF SOIL: Volcanic, highly draining in the Cavanera Etnea estate, clayey soil with humus presence in the Borgo Guarini estate

TRAINING SYSTEM: Guyot, permanent cordon

PLANTS PER HECTARE: 4.000

YIELD (KG. PER HECTARE): 60 kg

HARVEST PERIOD: 1st and the 2nd week of September for Chardonnay, Hand-picking, 2nd week of October for Carricante

VINIFICATION: Soft pressing of whole grapes and fermentation at controlled temperature, second fermentation in bottle

PRODUCTION METHOD: Classic method

SECOND FERMENTATION TEMPERATURE: 16 °C

AGEING: In bottle, in contact with the yeasts for over 32 months

DOSAGE: Brut

ALCOHOL: 12.60 % vol.

PH: 3.16 (average) 

TOTAL ACIDITY: 6.75 g/l (average)

SUGARS: 6 g/l (average)

1ST YEAR PRODUCTION: 2014

PRODUCTION OF VINTAGE YEAR: 35.000 bottles

COLOR: Straw yellow color tending to golden.

NOSE: Fresh and elegant, complex bouquet of white fruits, acacia flower, hazelnut and honey fragrances exalted by mineral notes.

PALATE: Delicate, elegantly concentred, expressing great fineness, characterised by great aromatic persistence on the palate.

PERLAGE: Fine and concentrated.

SERVING TEMPERATURE: 8°C

GLASS: For important Spumante wines

Produced by Firriato Simple Agricultural Company - Paceco - ITALY

Alcohol level
12
Cellars
Firriato
Grapes
Carricante - Chardonnay
Region
Sicily
Appellation
Terre Siciliane IGT
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