Nervi – Spumante Jefferson – 2017
The only sparkling wine produced by the winery, it is a dedication to American President Thomas Jefferson who tasted Gattinara for the first time in 1787 and praised Nebbiolo as a grape of great quality even then. A vintage classic method produced only with Nebbiolo grapes which are harvested one month before in order to have a high acidity gradient, are fermented in steel tanks and then aged on yeasts for 36 months. A rosé bubble with a lot of value, complex aromas of fruit evolving into citrus, soft on the palate with total freshness and strong minerality in perfect balance.
- Producer: Nervi – Conterno
- Name: Spumante Jefferson
- Grape Variety: 100% Nebbiolo
- Vintage: 2017
- Alcohol Content: 12,5%
- Bottle Size: 750ml
Productive Notes: alcoholic fermentation in steel tanks. Second refermentation in bottle for 36 months.
Wine naturally contains solphites
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It is the most historical winery in Gattinara, founded in 1906 by Luigi Ferretti, it has been handed down for generations until in 2018 it was bought by Roberto Conterno owner of the prestigious Giacomo Conterno winery, famous for Barolo Riserva Monfortino, giving a real international boost to the brand. Traditions combined with new ideas to make quality wines in a territory like the high Piedmont with soils of volcanic origin and cool-dry climates due to the presence of Monte Rosa, Nebbiolo has been able to adapt giving aromatic, complex and very mineral wines. There are 24 hectares divided in four vineyards owned by the winery: Molsino, Valferana, Garavoglie and Casacce managed with the utmost respect for the territory and low yields in the vineyards, whereas in the winery traditional methods are adopted together with innovative systems. A magical territory once again in the limelight.
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