Wines / Langhe Anas-Cëtta DOC
Area: 2 hectares
Grape varietal: NASCETTA (autochthonous Novello white grape)
Density: 4,000 vines per hectare
Cultivation: vertical trellised, Guyot pruning
Average altitude: 350 m above sea level
Harvest period: end of September
Bottles produced: 10,000 /12,000
Vinification: 70 % in stainless steel - 30 % in barrique
Ageing: 6 months in stainless steel, 6 months in Allier-Limousine barriques
Ageing over lees: 180 days
Bottle ageing: 3 months
Straw-yellow in colour with golden highlights. The nose is fine and elegant with just the right intensity. It exudes complex, lingering scents of wild flowers and herbs, of citrus and exotic fruits. The bouquet suggests acacia honey, sage and rosemary. Its pleasant, warm and balanced structure makes it ideal as an accompaniment to vegetable dishes, white meats, fish and cream cheeses.
Serving temperature: 10-12°C.
Anas-Cë tta is a historical wine of the commune of Novello. Since the first limited production run in 1994, working with tenacity and love for the land of the Langhe, the Elvio Cogno winery has used the memories of old-timers in Novello to produce a wine for the youngsters of the third millennium. Mentioned in winemaking documents as early as the second half of the 19th century, this white wine of Mediterranean origin has a sapidity reminiscent of the great hot-clime varietals such as vermentino (from which, according to some ampeplographical studies, it may derive).