The sparkling wine Pas Dosè is the driest of the d’Araprì sparkling wines. There is not any addition of dosing syrup (liquer d’expedition), therefor is possible appreciate the all characteristic of the base wine. This sparkling wine is suggested to who use drink sparkling wine during all the meal.
Vines: White Bombino and Black Pinot.
Production area: San Severo.
Vineyards: San Biase, Cotinone and San Matteo District 1/2 + 2 + 12 hectars .
Soil type: argillaceous-calcareous, in slight slope.
Exposure and altimetry: South South-West, 80-100 mt on the sea level.
Growing system and plant density: Espalier, 3500 plants per hectar, Apulian Pergola 2000 plants per hectar.
Profit per hectar: 100-120 quintals per hectar, about 3-4 kg per stump.
Grape-harvest time: end of August pinot noir and second decade of September Bombino Bianco, with manual gathering and selection of the grapes.
Refining and permanence on yeasts: each bottle rests minimum 30 months sheltered from light, drafts and knocks, at a temperature of 13°C, in the cellars of our ancient winery.
Flowing into (degorgement): made by hand at cold without the add of the dosing syrup (liquer d’expedition), about two months before the marketing.
Appearance: strong straw yellow with golden reflections and fine perlage.
Bouquet: elegant, rich with toasted bread and pastry smell.
Flavor: dry, harmonic, mouth very elegant, fresh, constructed body and subtle creaminess.
The sparkling wine Pas Dosè is excellent and refined to drink during all the meal.
It is suggested to drink with aperitif, any kind of fish and shellfish, white meat (rabbit, veal, turkey) and soft cheeses.