Polvanera B - Cantine Polvanera - IGP Puglia Bianco Spumante - Charmat - Brut - Marchione - ORGANIC
White sparkling wine with a straw yellow with green glares. Delicate scents of apple, lemon balm, grapefruit, and anise on a musky background. Pleasant palate, round and fresh sip, with scents of citrus fruits; slightly bitter in the end, with almondy hints. Nice base for cocktails, pair with aperitifs, canapés, seafood and pizzas.
VARIETY: 100% Marchione
AREA: vineyard Macchia di Gatto, Casamassima
TYPE OF SOIL: red ferrous soil, with underlying limestone layer
GROWING METHOD: spur pruned cordon
PLANTS PER HECTARE: 4 300
PRODUCTION PER HECTARE: 70 HL
GRAPE GATHERING: mechanical harvest during the first week of September
VINIFICATION: soft pressing and brief maceration for 2 hours in the press. Fermentation in pressure stainless steel tanks at 13°C for at least 10 days. Yeast fermentation for 6 months
ALCOHOL CONTENT: 11,5% vol.
RESIDUAL SUGAR: 12 GR/LT
SIGHT: straw yellow with green glares
NOSE: delicate scents of apple, lemon balm, grapefruit, and anise on a musky background
PALATE: pleasant, round and fresh sip, with scents of citrus fruits; slightly bitter in the end, with almondy hints
MATCHINGS: base for cocktails, aperitifs, canapés, seafood and pizzas
Cantine Polvanera, Gioia del Colle, Bari, Puglia, Italia.
A long family tradition characterizes the history of Polvanera, founded in 2002 through the determination of its owner and oenologist Filippo Cassano. He has always been well aware of the potential of his territory and its typical grapes.
Thanks to his father’s skills in viticulture and his own traning at “Basile Caramia” School of Agriculture in Locorotondo, Filippo decided to bet on pure vinification, a process that enhances the peculiar characteristics of both vines and terroir.
Located between Acquaviva delle Fonti and Gioia del Colle, Polvanera is surrounded by a singular countryside, with typical dry stone walls, downy oaks and vineyards.
The cellar itself is uncommon: excavated into 8 meters of limestone rock, this charming structure allows the ageing of wines at a constant temperature. The annexed building is a 1820 manor in which tourists and guests are welcomed to taste wines.
Polvanera is placed next to a famous touristic area of Apulia, 30 minutes far from Itria Valley and Matera.
The harvest of grapes takes place during the first ten days of September. Latest equipments for pressing and vinification contribute to the BIO selection offered by Polvanera.
Thanks to his worthy co-workers and the fundamental backing of his family, Filippo Cassano holds on his ambitious project of promoting and enhancing the quality of Primitivo and other autochthonous vines.
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