Riva Arsiglia 2017
Grape variety: 100% garganega.
First vintage: 2002.
Type of wine: white wine, still.
Soil: hill grounds of volcanic origin in Gambellara.
Average vineyard age: about 60 years old (first vines planted in 1935; most recent implants in 1985).
Vineyard size: 5,5 Ha.
Yield per hectare: 60 to 90 quintals/Ha.
Vinification: the grapes are harvested and put in crates, brought to the cellar and destemmed, then pressed at 0,8 bar of pressure. Fermentation is brought forth by native yeasts, and proceeds without the use of temperature control.
Ageing: the wine rests at least 1 year in the tank, laying on its yeasts. It is then bottled without further stabilizations.
Bottle size: 0,75 lt.
Bottles produced this vintage: about 11.000.