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Grape Varieties80% Pinot Nero, 20% Chardonnay
- 92 Points
DescriptionFerrari was born over a century ago in 1902 through the efforts of Giulio Ferrari. After his studies in France, Ferrari returned to Trentino, Italy and planted Chardonnay, which no one had done before. Ferrari was convinced that through the combination of Trentino terroir, the innovative use of Chardonnay and the use of the traditional metodo classico, he could make world-class sparkling wines. By 1906, the awards started to roll in and Ferrari was well on its way to producing what would shortly become the most famous sparkling wine in all of Italy. In 1952, Giulio Ferrari, not having any children, chose Bruno Lunelli, a friend and local merchant as successor for his beloved business. Today the third generation of the Lunelli family is at the helm and the winery could not be in better hands as it continues to be a perennial Tre Bicchieri winner.
VinificationFerrari Perlé is made using the traditional metodo classico. After a hand-harvest at the end of September, the wine undergoes a gentle pressing.
ColorA delicate rose hue
NoseAn intense yet fine and elegant bouquet, with dominant notes of ripe berry fruits (redcurrants and raspberries)
PalateElegant and velvety. Excellent fruit with the attractive and refined character typical of Pinot Nero, enhanced by delicate notes of spice, sweet almonds and yeast. All of these components contribute to the wine's notable harmony and persistence.
AnalysisAlcohol: 12.5 %pH: 3.20RS: 8.4 g/LTA: 6.0 g/L
375 ml, 750 ml
Serving SuggestionsA vintage sparkling wine of pronounced finesse. Perfect with salmon or any other meaty fish.