Grand Cuvée

Grand Cuvée Brut

The sparkling Famiglia Zanlorenzi Grand Cuvée Brut was specially designed to commemorate the 75 years of history of Zanlorenzi. Produced by the traditional method from Chardonnay and Pinot Noir grapes from Serra Gaúcha. It has 24 months of aging on the yeasts giving the product complexity and harmony. The Famiglia Zanlorenzi Grand Cuvée sparkling wine presents straw-yellow coloration with golden highlights. It has complex aromas of dried fruits, nuts and dates with buttery touches. In the mouth, it presents volume and structure due to the great aging period on the yeasts. It has good freshness and creaminess, with a wide and persistent ending.

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Variety

Chardonnay and Pinot Noir

Vineyard

Serra Gaúcha - RS - Brazil

Vineyard production

8,000 - 10,000kg / ha

Climate

Summer: Hot and dry;
Winter: Cold and rainy.

Type of Harvest

Manual Harvesting
- Pinot Noir: first week of January;
- Chardonnay: second week of January.

Base Wine Fermentation

30 days - 15ºC

Foam outlet

40 days - 14ºC

Alcohol / Vol%

11.5%

Residual Sugars

11.0g / L

Total acidity

8.5g / L

PH

3.25

Volumetry

750ml

Oenologist’s Notes

The base wine is fermented in stainless steel tanks with selected yeasts and temperature control. The assemblage is elaborated with harmonic proportions of the wines Chardonnay and Pinot Noir, seeking the best balance between the two varieties. Foaming, inside the bottle itself (Traditional Method), it is carried out in a controlled temperature environment where the foaming agent matures for 24 months before being marketed.

Visual aspect

Features rich visual appearance, straw yellow coloration with golden highlights and fine, elegant and intense perlage.

Aromas

Intense aromas of toasted bread, butter with good complexity and evolution, derived from the longtime of autolysis.

Palate

Balanced palate, good creaminess moderate amount of sugar and balance between acidity and alcohol. Wide and intense aftertaste.

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