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Technical Information

Wine Blend Vine Age Soil Type Vineyard Area*
Gambellara Classico “El Gian”
Garganega 25 years average Volcanic, basalt soil 6 ha total
Gambellara Classico
“Col Moenia”
Garganega 40 years average Volcanic, basalt soil 6 ha total
Spumante Metodo Classico “Cuvee dei Vignato”
90% Durella, 10% Chardonnay Durella: 20 years average Chardonnay: 15 years average Durella: Volcanic, basalt soil
Chardonnay: Alluvial, Volcanic, basalt soil
6 ha total
Veneto Frizzante “Primo Incontro”
Garganega 25 years average Volcanic, basalt soil 6 ha total
* "ha" = hectares; one hectare equals roughly two and a half acres

VITICULTURE / VINIFICATION

Gambellara Classico “El Gian”:
• Hand harvested
• Fermented in stainless steel tank
• Ages on fine lees in stainless steel tank for 5 months until bottling

Gambellara Classico “Col Moenia”:
• Hand harvested
• Fermented in stainless steel tank
• Ages on fine lees in stainless steel tank for 7 months until bottling
• Sourced from the domaine’s highest elevation vineyards

Spumante Metodo Classico “Cuvee dei Vignato”:

• Hand harvested
• Grapes are fermented separately in stainless steel tank
• Ages on fine lees in stainless steel tank for 5 months until bottling for second fermentation
• Ages in bottle for 50 months before disgorgement
• 2010 vintage disgorged October 27, 2015

Veneto Frizzante “Primo Incontro”
• Hand harvested
• First of two harvests occur in mid-September, grapes are pressed and fermented in stainless steel tank
• Second of two harvests occur in late-September, grape bunches are hung to dry (“Picai” technique) until February
• Dried grapes are then pressed and the juice is added to the wine from the first harvest
• Wine is then bottled and a second fermentation occurs in bottle, creating a frizzante wine
• Wine is not disgorged (sui lieviti)

General Information

Country
Italy
Region
Veneto
Appellation(s)
Gambellara, Veneto Bianco
Producer
Davide Vignato
Founded
1930
Annual Production
1,250 cases
Farming
Organic (practicing), Biodynamic (practicing)
Website
http://www.davidevignato.it
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