Espumante 30 meses
Sur Lie
Nature Branco
NV | 750ml

The Casa Valduga Sur Lie is a sparkling wine in its most crude form, without dégorgement and consequently, without dosage post-degorgement of expedition liquor.
Because it does not go through this thinning, the autolysis of the yeasts occurs while the bottle remains closed. This is the great differential of this specimen, it continues aging for an indeterminate time and the decision to interrupt this process is unique and exclusive, which will decide the time of maturation of the drink, to appreciate it according to your preference.

  • Nature Sparkling Wine
  • 80% Chardonnay and 20% Pinot Noir
  • Maturation minimum of 30 months in cellar + evolution until opening of the bottle
  • Vale dos Vinhedos
  • Partial maturation (10%) in French oak barrels
  • 6º to 8ºC (42,8ºF - 46,4ºF)
  • Guard until 8 years. Provided it is maintained in the right conditions for full development

Appearance: Straw yellow coloration with characteristic cloudy appearance.

Bouquet: Aroma of great complexity and elegance, with a balance between the notes of almonds, acquired during the 30 months of maturity, and notes of fresh tropical fruits.

PalatePerfectly balanced. A very good balance between the freshness coming from the acidity and the creaminess. The finish of the mouth is very fine, revealing delicate nuances of almonds, coming from the evolution of the sparkling wine.

Lot 1 - limited to 3.000 bottles.
Lot 2 - limited to 9.000 bottles.
Lot 3 - limited to 9.000 bottles.
Lot 4 - limited to 9.000 bottles.

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Technical sheet
Clone Varietal: Chardonnay Entav 95 | Pinot Noir Entav 777
Rootstock: Paulsen 1103 | 3309
Terroir: Vale dos Vinhedos
Slope of the soil between 25 ° and 35 ° - Exposure east, northeast and north
Soil: well drained and medium depth clay
Density/ha Chardonnay: 4.000
Density/ha Pinot Noir: 4.000
Type of Pruning Chardonnay: Guyot
Type of Pruning Pinot Noir: Guyot
Gems Load/ha Chardonnay: 40.000
Gems Load/ha Pinot Noir: 40.000

Elaboration by Traditional Method

Preparation of base wine
- Final selection of bunches;
- Direct pressing of the grapes, discontinuous and delicate, in inert atmosphere;
- Cold static cleaning of must;
- Use of selected yeasts Saccharomyces cerevisiae;
- Alcoholic fermentation with temperature between 15º and 16ºC;
- Preservation of the base wine on fine lees with batonnage;
- Assemblage: 10% of wines that have been trained in French oak barrels with low toasting for 10 months.
- Cold tartaric stabilization for one week at - 5 ° C;
- Filtration;

Second Fermentation
- Addition of tirage liqueur with inoculum of selected yeasts Saccharomyces cerevisiae esp. bayanus;
- Container;
- Second fermentation inside the bottle with temperature of 12ºC for 45 days;
- Maturation for 30 months sur lie occurring autolysis of yeasts - Average temperature of the cellar of 16 ° C;

Analytical report
Alcohol: 12,5%
Total Acidity: 8,29 g/L of tartaric acid
Volatile Acidity: 0,28 g/L de acetic acid
Density: 0,991
Dry Extract: 21,0 g/L
SO2 Total/Free: 0,063 / 0,0049 g/L
Total sugars: 1,3 g/L
pH: 3,24
Pressure: 5,50 kg/cm²