Terriero is selected from a single vineyard in Santa Lucia di Piave (TV) near the river Piave. It is located at 20 meters above sea level and is 10 years old. The terrain consists of stones predominantly.
This vineyard is harvested at the beginning of September. The grapes are then pressed lightly, the must fermented in steel tanks for a few months, and then finished in the autoclave for 40 days until it has reached the default sugar dosage. Then preferably 1 month in bottilgia and then be ready to consumption.
Veneto area holds a predominantly Mediterranean climate. Summers are hot and humid, while winter can be very cold.
PRODUCTION AREA/APPELLATION: Prosecco DOC Treviso
VINEYARD NAME: Terriero – Grave and Prese Parcel
SOIL COMPOSITION: Rocks
TRAINING METHOD: Sylvoz
ELEVATION: 66 feet
VINES/ACRE: 1600 YIELD/ACRE: 1,8 tons
HARVEST TIME: September
VARIETAL COMPOSITION: Glera, Glera Lunga
FERMENTATION CONTAINER: Stainless steel tanks
LENGTH OF ALCOHOLIC FERMENTATION: 10 days
FERMENTATION TEMPERATURE: 59 °F
MALOLACTIC FERMENTATION: No
TYPE OF AGING CONTAINER: Stainless steel tanks
SIZE OF AGING CONTAINER: 25 HL
LENGTH OF AGING BEFORE BOTTLING: 2 months
LENGTH OF BOTTLE AGING: 1 months
ALCOHOL: 11.5 %
RESIDUAL SUGAR: 6.0 g/L
ACIDITY: 8.0 g/L
DRY EXTRACT: 25.0 g/L