La Matta, 2015

By Casebianche

  • Region: Campania
  • Country: Italy
  • Colour: White
  • Style: Sparkling
  • Sweetness:
  • Grape Varieties:
    • Unfined.
    • Unfiltered.
    • No added sulphites.

    Notes on additives, aids & processing used:

    • Organic/Biodynamic/Equivalent
    • Total Sulphites: 38 mg/L
    • This wine is fermented spontaneously.
    • Other Information:We harvest the grapes very early (late August) to have a low alcoholic grade and a sustained acidity. Then we press the grapes whole with soft pressing, taking a sample of just the juice. A part of the must is immediately frozen, and will subsequently be used as a "liqueur de tirage" in place of sugar, for the second fermentation in the bottle. The base goes through the complete alcoholic fermentation in steel, then a slight cold stabilization and transfer some to take out some of the large deposits of lees. In late November and early December, we thaw the must , unite it with the must, and proceed with bottling. The first warm days in spring is when the "miracle" of the second fermentation begins , and La Matta is ready for immediate drinking.

    About Casebianche

    Campania, Italy

    We are in Torchiara inside the Cilento National Park located amongst citrus, olive and fig trees. We cultivate 5.5 hectares of vineyards using organic methods and using only natural fertilizer and biodynamic preparations. We produce our wines by hand, using exclusively estate-grown fruit. Vinification processes are simple and natural.