Fior d’Arancio Colli Euganei Spumante DOCG – La Montecchia
Light yellow with greenish reflections. Intense aromatic scent with immediate flavors of orange and lemon. Fine and velvety perlage, sweet, harmonious and persistent taste.
The Moscato Giallo grapes of the Fior d’Arancio Colli Euganei Spumante La Montecchia are cultivated at an altitude ranging from 20 to 120 meters on volcanic soil with tachitic scales and various clays with southern exposure. The harvest is manual in a box with selection in the vineyard; the harvested grapes are cooled to 0.5 ° C then softly pressed to maximize the fruity aromas. The flower must is sent to foam. The Fior d’Arancio Colli Euganei Spumante DOCG La Montecchia is made sparkling with the Martinotti method (Charmat); the must is fermented at 10°C until the desired pressure is reached and then left to rest for 15 days at -2°C, then it is refined in glass.
La Montecchia winery belonged and belongs to the same family since the Middle Ages. Its main activity is the viticulture, one of the causes of being part of the denomination of controlled origin (DOC) of the Euganean Hills. The vineyard rises up on the delightful gentle slopes of the La Montecchia hill, where you can admire the Villa Emo Capodilista, and in Monte Castello in Baone.
Padua is easily reachable in a few minutes, such as the other cities of art in Veneto, thanks to the strategic location, nearby the most important roads.
The wine cellars are near the ancient farm. Close you will find the shop and four very suitable and welcoming apartments. Inside the castle, house of Count Giordano, is possible to book an apartment or a bed & breakfast suite.
The Villa Emo Capodilista is open to the public for guided tours and exclusive holidays.
Bordering the estate is the Golf Club, well known for its courses, and also for its excellent restaurant (Michelin star). A short walk far from Padua, a place to spend relaxing and pleasant vacations, rich of cultural landmarks.