8Cento Prosecco D.O.C Treviso Millesimato Extra Dry

£11.85 Inc. VAT

8Cento Prosecco D.O.C Treviso Millesimato Extra Dry

£11.85 Inc. VAT

An excellent single vintage extra dry Prosecco Treviso DOC derived from the Glera grape, that offers more depth and complexion compared to other non-vintage wines. The style of the bottle is elegant and refined, perfect for unique moments and special occasions. It has a bright straw yellow colour with greenish hints, enhanced by its lively perlage. The flavour is intense and fresh with hints of golden apples and citrus fruit. In the mouth, it is soft and pleasant with good intensity, excellent depth, elegant and harmonious. The wine has a refined finish with hints of lemon. This wine is perfect as an aperitif alone or in cocktails such as Aperol spritz. It also goes well with appetizers, white meat and fish. Ideally served at a temperature range of 6-8°C.

 

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8Cento Prosecco D.O.C Treviso Millesimato Extra dry 11%

The small Prosecco 8cento winery is located between the distinctive hills of Conegliano and Valdobbiadene which is located in northern Veneto towards the foothills of the Alps. This area is known worldwide as the heart of Prosecco and now recently has become a Unesco World Heritage Site. In this region, the warm climate, occurring rainfall combined with the steep, well-drained slopes of limestone, clay and sandstone make it the perfect environment to grow the Glera grape. Founded in 1900, over the years different generations have helped grow and constantly improve the estate which is now a leader in quality for the region, producing a range of styles which include one of the region’s driest wines alongside a fantastic and excellently priced vintage release. While firmly rooted in tradition, their winery is equipped with the latest technological innovation to ensure consistently high levels of quality.

 

WINEMAKING AND FOAMING

The pressing takes place after the grapes are harvested by hand at the start of September, gathered from vineyards and transported to the winery. It’s accomplished by sophisticated equipment which presses the grape very gently so only the free-running juice from the heart of the berry is extracted. After the pressing, the turbid must is left to rest in stainless steel tanks and chilled to a temperature of 50°F (10°C). After approximately 10-12 hours, the limpid part of the must is separated from the deposits and fermentation begins. The vinification takes about 10 days and is completed in stainless steel tanks kept at a constant temperature of 65°F (18°C). The limpid Prosecco still wine is foamed adding specially selected yeasts and the right quantity of sugar needed to obtain the required amount of bubbles. The whole process takes about 20-25 days at a constant temperature of 60-65°F (15-18°C), once sparkling is obtained it is chilled at 25°F (-4°C) for 3 days, it is then filtered and bottled.

 

Additional information

Percentage (ABV)

11%

Product Information

Origin: Italy Region: Veneto (Treviso) Winery: 8CENTO Grape: Glera 100% R/S: 12-14 g/lt Bottle Size: 750ml Closure Type: Cork Allergy Advice: Contains Sulphites Style: Light Sparkling White Occasion Best Suited: Casual, Birthdays, Weddings, Events, Celebrations

Serving Advice

6-8°C Serve upon opening.