The Grigio is a set of 2 grapes: Chardonnay and Pinot grey. The harvest is earlier than the classical maturation. Vinification is traditional. Fermentation off the skins follows very soft crushing of the grapes before refermentation at 14 °C takes place in vertical pressure tanks in spring. The wine remains on the lees for five to six months.
The extended yeast autolysis of this Martinotti method is Grigio Spumante's seal of quality. Persistent mousse with steady streams of tiny bubbles.
Straw yellow colour with greenish highlights. Fresh, fragrant golden delicious apples, pears and warm crusty bread usher in a harmoniously rounded, faintly aromatic palate with a hint of citrus and very long length. a classic aperitif that can also partner fish or cold cuts and is outstanding with vegetable veloutés as well as oven-baked fish of all kinds. Serve at 6-8°C. Contains sulphites