Alta Langa is another Italian appellation for classic method sparkling wines made in the Alta Langa area of Piedmont and this sparkling wine made from a blend of white and red grapes, LorenzoMariaSole is a Alta Langa with a residual sugar below 3gr/L, named after the the son and daughter of the winemaker/owner, Ignazio. In classic method sparkling wines the second fermentation takes place in the bottle. Check our faqs section to learn the sparkling wine classification
The 2014 was a great vintage for the area and this is a vintage sparkling wine, fermented for at least 60 months on its own lees, resulting in a great wine, with a fine and persistent perlage, a wine for all lovers of “pas dosage”, no sugar added, sparkling wines. This Alta Langa has a very complex nose, with notes of yellow fruits, red apple and flowers, with underlying crusty bread and toast scents.
On the palate the wine is full, perfect to drink now or to cellar, this is a wine well suited to pair food, from appetizers to first courses to fish dishes or crustaceans in general, but due to its complexity is also suited for cold cuts and fresh cheeses.
If kept in a normal fridge, leave the bottle at room temperature for about 15 minutes before serving it.
The L’Armangia winery have been making wines in Canelli, Piedmont, from 1850, and today they are amongst the top wineries of the area particularly with regard to growing and producing Barbera d’Asti and Moscato D’Asti. Ignazio, the owner and winemaker, is not your conventional winemaker, he knows his grapes as if they are his own sons and daughters and he knows what they can produce and he firmly believes in the Barbera d’Asti grape, but also grow a variety of other grapes including Albarossa, Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay and a very small vineyard of Pinot Nero that makes an amazing wine.