TERRE DELLA BARONIA Gran Cuvée Brut - Classic Method Sparkling Wine

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TERRE DELLA BARONIA Gran Cuvée Brut - Classic Method Sparkling Wine

  • CHallenge du Vin

    Bordeaux - June 2020

    Bronze medal


  • Mondial du Vin

    Bruxelles - June 2019

    Silver medal


  • Challenge du Vin

    Bordeaux - Francia - April 2016

    Medaglia d'argento


  • Mondial du Vin

    Bruxelles - May 2012

    Gold medal


  • CHALLENGE INTERNATIONAL DU VIN

    Bordeaux - April 2011

    Bronze medal


  • Mondial du Vin

    Bruxelles - May 2008

    Silver medal


  • Mondial du Vin

    Bruxelles - May 2007

    Gold medal


  • Mondial du Vin

    Bruxelles - April 2006

    Silver medal


  • CONCORSO ENOLOGICO INTERNAZIONALE - VINITALY

    verona - April 2001

    Gran Medaglia d'Oro


  • CONCORSO ENOLOGICO INTERNAZIONALE - VINITALY

    Verona - April 1998

    Silver medal


  • 16° CONCORSO ENOLOGICO INTERNAZIONALE - EXPO FOOD

    Milano - November 1997

    Gold medal


  • CONCORSO ENOLOGICO INTERNAZIONALE - VINITALY

    Verona - April 1996

    Bronze medal


  • 1° CONCORSO DEI VINI DI SICILIA

    Milazzo - December 1994

    Gold medal



Variety:

Chardonnay dominant and Inzolia

Soil:

Milici, plateau of marl origin with high clay component strongly calcareous - Munti, North side on a gentle slope, deep organic soil

Vine's training:

tendone (pergola) and guyot

Harvest:

beginning of August for the Chardonnay– beginning of September for the Inzolia

Harvest method:

manual in small crates about 14 kg

Vinification:

pressing with whole cluster and fermentation at controlled temperature. Maturation took place in stainless steel vats, only some selected vintages were matured in oak barriques

Refining:

the cuvée, which consists of various vintages, was bottled and the

Alcohol content:

12,5 % by Volume

Description:

Craft and “savoir faire”. Terre della Baronia Grand Cuvée is a skillful blend of Chardonnay clones grown in calcareous soils of the Milici area, on older plants, and Inzolia grapes cultivated in deep soils rich of organic matter of Munti area.

WINEMAKING

The Grand Cuvée is the result of a great oenological work of selecting and assembling the best cuvée of at least two different vintages. The crucial phase is represented by the tests on the cuvées. Those help to analyze the best features of each one and create an accordance of aromatic nuances for this complex and harmonious wine. Long passage on the lees, not less than 48 months. 

SENSORY PROFILE

An intense gold yellow colour, a fine and persistent perlage. The bouquet reveals an alchemy of perfumes. Into the glass it releases large and voluptuous aromatic fruit notes of the harmonious blend of Chardonnay and Inzolia. So you can immerse yourself in the sensations of golden apple and honey that meet the scent of bread crust, as a result of the long passage on the lees.