Special glass or crystal, with a very elegant shape, wide at the bottom and narrow neck, has the function to oxygenate those red wines dating before being tasted.
Process by which for the production of Classic Method Sparkling Wine, the residues of the yeasts are eliminated after the second fermentation which takes place in the bottle.
Process in which the grapes are detached from the peduncles and stalks on which it grows. When the grapes arrive in the cellar, de-stemming is usually the first process. There is a machine that performs this action and is called a de stemmer.
Process in which the grapes are crushed and de-stemmed. In the same machine, the grapes are detached from their peduncles and stalks and crushed.
One of the production methods of rose wine. Once the grapes arrive in the cellar, this is de-stemmed and subsequently crushed to obtain the must. Once the desired pink color is obtained, this must will be pressed and the juice obtained will continue its vinification process.
Designation of origin. The DOC label is accompanied by the name of the grape variety typical of that area. Example “DOC Montepulciano d’Abruzzo”. It means that there is a link between Montepulciano and that specific area. This link is guaranteed by a production specification, which describes the rules of production of the wine and of the production area from which the grapes must come.
Designation of origin and guaranteed. Here too the origin of a wine is indicated. The DOCG specification is more restrictive than the DOC specification. It means that the production rules are more restrictive, in terms of grape yield for example or in terms of grape origin. The DOCG area is smaller than the DOC area.
Dosage is made by wine and sugar. In the production of Spumante, after disgorgement, a dosage is added to the wine. We talk about Dosage Zero when this dosage is not added and consequently the sparkling wine will have a very low sugar content.
Dosage is made by wine and sugar. In the production of Spumante, after disgorgement, a dosage is added to the wine. This addition gives the sparkling wine the company’s signature.
Refers to wines that have no sugary residue and for which the sweet taste will not be felt in the mouth.