Maria Elisa

Rosè Metodo Classico Vsq Brut

Angelo Negro e Figli

A very fresh and elegant wine, first made in 2004 and dedicated to Maria Elisa, Giovanni Negro’s wife.

Maria Elisa Rosè Metodo Classico - Negro Angelo e Figli

VINIFICATION

Maceration: cold soft pressing
Maturation: 6 months on yeasts with battonage
Malolactic fermentation: absent
Foam setting: April-May, following the harvest
Aging in the bottle: 60 months “sur lies”
Preservation and endurance: bottle in horizontal position, 5-6 years

SENSORY PROFILE

Wine with a distinct freshness and elegance, it carries the varietal characteristics of Nebbiolo, ehnancing its fruity and spicy notes. Rosy color tending to onion skin. Fresh and fragrant aromas of red fruits. Incisive taste, dinamically acid, with a wide and enveloping aftertaste. It closes with pepper notes.
Serving temperature: 5-6° C

VINEYARD

Grape variety: Nebbiolo
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