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Oltrepò Pavese Spumante Metodo Classico DOCG
Description to Oltrepò Pavese Spumante Metodo Classico DOCG
DOCG area for sparkling wines in the Italian region Lombardy, The DOC status, which has existed since 1970, was highly classified in 2007. The zone includes hilly areas of Oltrepò Pavese in the municipalities Borgo Priolo, Borgoratto Mormorolo, Bosnasco, Calvignano, Canevino, Canneto Pavese, Castana, Cecima, Godiasco, Golferenzo, Lirio, Montalto Pavese, Montecalvo Versiggia, Montescano, Montù Beccaria, Mornico Losana, Oliva Gessi, Pietra de 'Giorgi, Rocca de 'Giorgi, Rocca Susella, Rovescala, Ruino, San Damiano al Colle, Santa Maria della Versa, Torrazza Coste, Volpara, Zenevredo e in parte di Broni, Casteggio, Cigognola, Codevilla, Corvino San Quirico, Fortunago, Montebello della Battaglia, Montesegale, Ponte Nizza, Redavalle, Retorbido, Rivanazzano, Santa Giuletta, Stradella and Torricella Verzate in the province of Pavia.
Of the is achieved using Metodo classico ( bottle fermentation ) produced. The term Spumante was deliberately avoided to emphasize the classic method. At the label often also appears the name Classese (an artificial word from Classico and Pavese). He must be at least 15 months Millesimato (Vintage wine) 24 months on the yeast to store.
The Oltrepò Pavese Metodo Classico is made from Pinot Nero Pinot Noir (70%); as well as any use of Chardonnay, Pinot Grigio = Pinot gris and Pinot Bianco Pinot Blanc (max. 30%) produced. There is a white pressed version and an Oltrepò Pavese Metodo Classico Rosé . The rosé can be called Cruasé (Dialect expression for rosé).
The two types of wine Oltrepò Pavese Metodo Classico Pinot Nero ( blanc de noirs ) and Oltrepò Pavese Metodo Classico Pinot Nero Rosé (rose colored) become Pinot Nero (85%); as well as any use of Chardonnay, Pinot Grigio and Pinot Bianco (max. 15%).