Sacchetto – Millesimato Spumante Extra Dry, Veneto – 2021

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Vibrant aromas of exotic, tropical fruits are complemented by floral notes and citrus zest through to a delightfully off-dry finish.

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PRODUCER NOTE:
Cantina Sacchetto was founded in 1920 and today is run by Filiberto Sacchetto, alongside his son Paolo and daughter Beatrice. Together they oversee all aspects of the winemaking process, with attention, passion and great flexibility. Through innovation and investment in modern vinification techniques, they produce stunning still and sparkling wines for which the Veneto region has become famous.

VINEYARD:
The grapes for this wine are grown in the province of Veneto, which is situated between the Gulf of Venice and the Alps. The Glera grapes are renowned for producing elegant sparkling wines and have been deftly blended with other local varieties to create this unique wine. Tai is the new synonym for the variety formerly known as Tocai Friulano; it produces wines with delicate apricot, citrus and honeyed aromas with almond nuances. The Verduzzo variety imparts structure and Pinot Bianco provides a light, crisp element to this delightful blend.

WINEMAKING:
This Spumante Extra Dry was made using the Charmat method. The grapes were carefully selected and gently pressed in a horizontal press. A slow fermentation took place with selected yeasts at controlled temperatures in stainless steel tanks, to preserve the purity of the fruit. The secondary fermentation to produce the gentle sparkle took place in a pressure and temperature controlled autoclave. When the secondary fermentation was complete, the wine was carefully prepared for bottling.

TASTING NOTE:
An enticing fizz with vibrant aromas of exotic, tropical fruits, complemented by floral notes and citrus zest. A fine, persistent mousse leads to a mellow and full-bodied palate with a deliciously dry and refreshing finish.

GRAPE:
Pinot Bianco 30%, Tai 30%, Verduzzo 25%, Glera 15%.

COUNTRY:
Italy

REGION:
Veneto

SUB-REGION:
None

Additional information

Country

Italy

Region

Veneto

Sub-region

None

Producer / Winery

Sacchetto

Winemaker

Guido Vidotto

Style

Sparkling Wine, White Wine

Vintage

2021

Alcoholic Strength

11%

Dry/Sweet Value (1 being dry, 7 being very sweet)

3

Residual Sugar

15 g/L

Contains Sulphites

Yes

Vegetarian

Yes

Vegan

Yes

Milk

No

Eggs

No

Organic

No

Biodynamic

No

Format Available

75cl

Closure

Mushroom Cork

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