Alta Langa DOCG Riserva

Piero Coppo Riserva del Fondatore

The rarest sparkling wine, the limited number of bottles are dedicated to Piero Coppo, founder of the winery. This prestigious Riserva is produced only in years with exceptional vintages. Of the sparkling wines, this ages the best. You can still open a bottle from over twenty years ago today and find no loss of its fine quality.

Appellation:
Alta Langa DOCG Riserva

Grape variety:
60 % Pinot Nero, 40% Chardonnay

First vintage produced:
1983

Exposure:
east

Soil composition:
calcareous marl

Vineyard altitude:
250/300 m a.s.l

Training system:
Guyot

Harvest:
selection in vineyards of the healthiest, ripest grapes

Vinification system:
soft pressing and fermentation in French oak barrels partially carried out

Aging:
9 months on fine lees in French oak barrels with several batonnages

Capturing the sparkle:
in the bottle in the traditional champagne manner

Refining:
90 months on the lees in the bottle

Color:
golden straw yellow

Perlage:
very fine

Nose:
mineral scents, bread crust and yeast overtones

Taste:
creamy, austere and elegant

Pairings:
scallops au gratin, grilled lobster, foie grass escalope

Serving temperature:
7°/ 9° C

Sizes:
0,750 l

Production:
2.000 bottles

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