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Grape VarietiesMajority Pinot Noir, with some Chardonnay
BackgroundAltemasi is a premium range of sparkling wines, the fruit of winemaking passion and traditions, which best express Trentino's well-deserved reputation as a top-quality wine and sparkling wine producing region. These unique wines, created using the Metodo Classico winemaking style in which the second fermentation is carried out in the bottle, are made either of 100% Chardonnay grapes (Millesimato, Brut) or blending with Pinot Noir (Graal, Pas Dos and Rose) under the prestigious denomination TRENTO DOC. Grapes are grown at altitudes of 450m to 600m above sea level in Trentino (Valle dei Laghi and the hills around Trento). This area is ideal for vineyard cultivation due to its exceptional soil and climatic conditions. The Trento DOC appellation is renowned for producing some of the finest sparkling wines in Italy.
VinificationAltemasi Brut Rosé is made using the traditional Metodo Classico. Select grapes are hand-harvested in early September. With the close proximity of the vineyards to the winery, the grapes are quickly de-stemmed and whole berry crushed. A portion of the Chardonnay must is fermented in oak barrels, and a portion of the Pinot Noir has extended contact with the skins to achieve the delicate pink coloring. Once combined, the juice undergoes weekly bâtonage during fermentation and lees contact until ti
ColorDelicate pink color with slight copper reflections.
NoseComplex notes of ripe cherry, blackcurrant and red apples.
PalateRich, creamy foam with fine, continuous perlage, a well-balanced palate, and a lasting finish.
AnalysisAlcohol: 12.5 %pH: 3.3RS: 7 g/LTA: 6.0 g/l
Serving SuggestionsServe at 43°-46°F. A nice aperitif, and excellent accompaniment to soups and white meats.