GRAPES: Pinot Black 100%
GRAPES PROVENANCE: Gussago Province of Brescia
TYPE AREA: Hill, 250-300 asl
TYPE OF SOYL: Calcareous-Argillaceous
PLANT SYSTEM: Spurred rope
GRAPE HARVEST: second half of August, with meticulous selection of the bunch before squeezing
AVERAGE YIELD FOR Ha: 70 ql/ha; 46 hl/ha
WINE MAKING: the grapes is harvested by hand and put in little box of 17 kg each ready to be taken to the wine cellar. The must obtained is then left in contact with its skins for 1 day in order to take out the rose colour. After 8 months from grape harvest the wine is bottled together with selected yeasts and left in refinement for 24 months. Afterwards is the moment of the remouage, the degórgement and the packaging.
PERMANENCE ON YEASTS: for a minimum of 24 months before pour off.
ATMOSPHERES IN THE BOTTLE: about 6 atm
PRODUCTION: 3.500 bottles
ALCOHOL DEGREE: 13 % Vol.Obtained from Pinot Black grapes, grown at the top of Gussago’s hill “La Cudola” 300 meters high, is the Rosé “ROSI DELLE MARGHERITE”; this classic method is named after the maternal grandmother “Rosi” who left a strong mark in Bontempi’s family. Thanks to the good geographic position, the grapes are harvested in the first half of August; after the wine-making, the must will stay in contact with its skins for 1 day and will acquire an auburn old rose colour. After 7 months from the grape harvest, the wine is bottled together with selected yeasts and left in refinement for 24 months. A wine with a good structure and a strong taste given by the single Pinot Black grapes; it has a intense and tempting perfume of little red fruits that perfectly match with meat and fish dishes, especially shellfishes.
Keep it out of the light and serve at 8-10°C.