Blanc de Morgex et de la Salle Spumante
- Zone DOC
- Native grape variety
- Itinerary 1
Obtained from grapes from the highest vineyards in Europe collected at proper ripeness. For its production the ungrafted vines are still planted, without having to use rootstock.
Cultural system: low pergola, with a traditional structure in wood or also in stone.
DOC Production allowed: 90 quintals of grapes per hectare
Vinification yield: 70% of the harvest
Vinification: traditional refermentation in the bottle in compliance with the discipline of the Blanc de Morgex et de la Salle classic method; the wine base develops the first fermentation in hardwood (larch-oak) and in stainless steel. The first dégorgement (disgorging) is developed in no earlier than 18 months
Surface area: surface area registered in the DOC Vineyard Register is 24.82 hectares (2004)
Production: declared for DOC: 1.236 hectolitres (2003)
Color: yellow with greenish reflections
Fragrance: notes of fruit, white flowers (lilac, wisteria and mimosa)
Flavor: creamy, soft, cool, with a finish of clear mineral flavor; fine and persistent perlage (tiny bubbles)
Alcoholic strength: from 11.5° to 12.5°
Acidity: minimum 4.5 grammes per litre expressed in tartaric acid
How it is served:
The classic method spumante type in the diverse versions, extra brut - brut - demisec is suited to every type of food with antipasti and delicate dishes and is characterized by refined mineral notes obtained by a stay in the bottle of at least one year before the final production.
Try it with ravioli stuffed with sautéed trout with sage and dressed with a light zucchini cream or with oyster gratin.