Col Sandago. Prosecco Superiore Brut 'Vigna del Cuc'
Prosecco Superiore Brut di Conegliano e Valdobbiadene DOCG
Real tension and balance to this vintage, spring water fresh, with delicate tropical, to green apple fruit, wild honey and pink grapefruit flavours. Precise and delicious. 11.5%
Vigna del Cuc is a south facing vineyard that is home to 10 hectares of old Glera (Balbi) vines whose limited production is reserved exclusively for this wine. The vines were planted in 4 tranches, the oldest quarter being over 30 years old, a quarter 20, another 15 and the latest is just over 10 years old. The soils are light sandy, clay and chalks on limestone between 180 and 250m. The grapes are picked by hand and sorted, de-stemmed, pressed and fermented in temperature-controlled steel tanks. The second fermentation utilises an extended 60 days on the lees in a steel
Brut is an unusually dry style for Prosecco, fortunately Lionello has 30 years’ experience, this is one of the very best.