Wine Giuseppe Contratto, Blanc de Blancs Extra Brut, 2010
The wine is delicate golden straw color.
Wine attracts a persistent, well balanced, delicate, rounded flavor with a pleasant mineral tones and a long refreshing finish.
The refined aroma of wine is dominated by shades of pear, honey, flowers and orange peel in conjunction with the nuances of bread crust.
The wine should be served as an aperitif and as an accompaniment of white meat dishes and fish.
Contratto, Blanc de Blancs Extra Brut, 2010 - aromatic wine with a surprisingly delicate mineral flavor, made from Chardonnay grapes grown in the region of Piedmont Costigliole. The harvest is collected in mid-August in the period of optimum ripeness. Wine producing traditional method sparkling wines. Alcoholic fermentation and maturation of wine are made in stainless steel temperature-controlled tanks. After adding Circulation liqueur wine is aged for 24 months on its lees in bottles at a temperature of 13 ° C.
Company Contratto, founded in 1867 by Giuseppe Kontratto, today is one of the oldest Italian manufacturers of high quality sparkling wine. It is this winery is the author of creating the first millezimnyh wine in Italy, born on traditional technology, has brought worldwide fame of Champagne. The winery is passed from generation to generation descendants of Giuseppe Kontratto, each of which sought to make a significant contribution to the development of the family business. By the end of XX century the company "Contratto" became the official supplier of wine to many royal courts of Europe and the personal supplier of wine to the Vatican City. Similar merits and achievements could not be overlooked, because the brand "Contratto" became the epitome of quality and undisputed prestige.
Speaking of Kontratto, it is impossible not to mention their unique cellars ... These underground tunnels, do the inside limestone-tuff hill at a depth of 32 meters, take a fabulously large area (about 5000 square meters). Due to such a deep location in the caves all year round keeps stable temperature - 13 ° C and maintain the natural moisture. C 2011, these cellars made to the list of World Heritage by UNESCO and versions are under state protection.
Over 100 years, the company belonged to the family Kontratto until in 1993 she was acquired by the winemaker from Canelli - Carlo Bokkini who carried out a considerable contribution to the development of the winery, expanding its territory, equipment tasting rooms. In 2011, "Contratto" became the property of the winery "La Spinetta." The owner of "La Spinetta" - Giorgio Rivetti is determined to preserve and increase the glory of such famous brands as "Kontratto" to reveal its potential again.