Review by the journalist Anthony Rose. Sept. 21,2020
Vite Colte - from Barolo to Alta Langa
While already making the sparkling styles of Brachetto d’Acqui DOCG Il Furetto and Moscato d’Asti DOCG la Gatta, along with a Piemonte Moscato Passito DOC la Bella
Estate, Vite Colte only released their traditional method 2016 Alta Langa DOCG for the first time in February this year.
Some 15,000 bottles of spumante are made from pinot noir and chardonnay grown by to the project’s grower in the Alta Langa of Cuneo province at an altitude of between 500 and 600 metres above sea level. There is also a sparkling Piemonte Chardonnay Brut Vallerenza DOC (which spends eight months on the lees) and Piemonte Pinot Noir Extra Brut Molinera DOC (18 months on the lees) both made by the charmat method.