Giovanni

Roero Arneis DOCG - Metodo Classico Dosage Zéro - Blanc de Blancs

Angelo Negro e Figli

Born in 1985 and dedicated to Giovanni Negro, pioneer of dry Arneis. A Classic Method, historically of the very highest level, which never ceases to amaze, from one vintage to the next.

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VINIFICATION

Maceration: absent. Soft pressing of the whole grapes
Maturation: 6 months on yeasts with batonnage
Malolactic fermentation: absent
Aging in the bottle: 46 months “sur lies”
Preservation and endurance: bottle in horizontal position, 5-6 years

SENSORY PROFILE

Fine and persistent perlage. Straw yellow colour with green reflections. Intense and elegant nose with fresh notes reminiscent of white flowers and pear. The palate has a decisive, creamy and crisp entry, supported by a fine acid nerve that closes with a pleasant persistence.
Serving temperature: 8-10° C

VINEYARD

Grape variety: Arneis
Production area: Roero
Altitude: 280-320 m above s.l.
Sun exposure: north, north-west
Soil: sandy – calcareous
Breeding system: guyot

HARVEST

Period: end of August – beginning of September
Harvest: hand-picking with the 20 kg boxes