In a Nutshell
Fine and delicate Trento DOC, traditional method sparkler.
Appealing aromas of citrus and ripe peach, with notes of brioche. On the palate fresh apple and lightly floral characters, ripe and textural, balanced by crisp citrus acidity, and a persistent mousse.
The Chardonnay vines grow in vineyards in the Valle dei Laghi and hills around Trento, with yields of 80-90 hl per hectare. The grapes are hand-picked into small crates and undergo temperature-controlled fermentation in stainless steel. Secondary fermentation takes place in bottle the following spring - followed by ageing on the lees for at least 15 months in cool, underground cellars.
Cavit is a leading co-operative in the mountainous Trentino region of northeast Italy. The winery began as a consortium of associated grape growers in 1950, with a dedicated winery at Ravina di Trento built in 1964. Today It unites 11 separate cellars and their combined 4,500 grape growers across 7,000 hectares of vineyard, to produce an impressively broad portfolio from an intriguing palette of indigenous and international grape varieties.