In this Prosecco DOC Blaack Cuvée, the unprecedented encounter between the generous aromatic notes of traditional Glera grapes and the aristocratic expressiveness of Pinot Nero makes for an exclusive combination. The elegant ivory mousse retreats to the cordon around the brilliant straw-yellow that embraces a rare but tenacious and particularly fine perlage. The aroma is persuasive and refined in its uniquely mature and dry composition. The glass encompasses all the richness of the fruit on a rich and satisfying palate, and yields a vibrant freshness on a long and lingering finish. Intriguing as an aperitif, it pairs perfectly with finger food and mild cured meats and cheeses. During meals, it pairs well with fish appetizers, fried dishes, light soups and prestigious oven-roasted fish.
Area: Northeast Italy
Grapes: Glera and Pinot Noir
Alcohol level: 11% vol.
Vinification: The must is obtained by very soft pressing of the grapes, then 50% undergoes an initial fermentation at a controlled temperature of 18°C. (64°F.). while the remaining 50% is stored at 0°C. (32°F.) as unfermented must. Lately they are assembled and transferred into pressurized stainless steel tanks where the wine is made sparkling using the traditional Charmat method.
Colour: Bright straw-yellow; a fine, clear mousse with a very delicate perlage.
Bouquet: Attractively intense; very fruity and aromatic, with hints of dog-rose and cardamom.
Flavour: Very well-balanced, well-structured and elegant with pleasant notes of cherries that enhance his persistance.
Serving temperature: Serve at 5/7°C. (41/45°F.).
Food matches: An excellent aperitif, it can also be served throughout the meal, in particular with sushi, boneless chicken roulade and pappardelle with prawns.