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Alta Langa Brut Cuvée Aurora 2008, Castello Banfi (Italy)

Alta Langa Brut Cuvée Aurora 2008

Castello Banfi (Italy)

Alta Langa (Piedmont)
Pinot Nero (70%), Chardonnay (30%)
Sparkling Wine Sparkling Wine Score:

Alta Langa (Piedmont) Alta Langa Brut Cuvée Aurora shows a brilliant greenish yellow color and nuances of greenish yellow, very transparent, fine and persistent perlage. The nose denotes intense, clean, pleasing and refined aromas which start with hints of banana, acacia and pear followed by aromas of apple, bread crust, honey, yeast, plum, hawthorn and hints of vanilla. The mouth has good correspondence to the nose, an effervescent and crisp attack, however balanced by alcohol, good body, intense flavors, pleasing roundness. The finish is persistent with flavors of apple, banana and pear. A part of Alta Langa Brut Cuvée Aurora ages in barrique and referments in barrique on its lees for at least 30 months.

Alcohol: 12%

Pasta and risotto with crustaceans and fish, Sauteed fish, Broiled crustaceans

Suggested glass Mature and Vintage Classic Method Sparkling Wines 10 °C
(50 °F)
(Mature and Vintage Classic Method Sparkling Wines)

January 2014


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