2018 Sara Vezza Alta Langa DOCG

Piemonte, Italy

A bright and floral white sparkling from the Piemonte region, ridiculously reminiscent of an intense Champagne.




About the Wine

The Sara Vezza Alta Langa DOCG is the very first sparkling white made by Sara from young Pinot Noir and Chardonnay grown on her property. The wine shows beautiful citrus, floral and yeasty characters, due to the Traditional Method used, with excellent acidity and great balance. If you're looking for an alternative to champagne, this is a great wine to try.

Alta Langa DOCG of the Piemonte region was the first sparkling wine to be made in Italy, back in the 19th century. The intention was to craft sparkling wines similar to champagne, so Pinot Noir and Chardonnay were planted. While the wine never received the notoriety of its French cousin, Piemonte winemakers are very proud of it.

About Sara Vezza

Sara Vezza comes from a long line of farmers in the commune of Monforte d’Alba in Piemonte. Her mother, Josetta Saffirio, decided to stop selling their grapes to other wineries and instead began making wine herself, gaining notoriety in the 1990s for her "vin de garage" Barolo.

Sara shares the responsibility to the land of her forebears, endeavouring to make wines that speak of their origin while leaving the soil in better condition than how she found it. As she says, "Wine is a life force, rich in micro-organisms that allow it to evolve. For this reason it is necessary to work the land with great responsibility towards future generations."

Sara Vezza and her wines
Sara Vezza and her wines
Piemonte, Italy
Additional Info

From the Importer

This is Sara’s very first vintage of Alta Langa. It’s 50/50 Pinot Noir and Chardonnay, hand-picked from a south-facing site on the sandy/clay soils of Murazzano. Made in the Traditional Method, this bottling has seen 30 months on lees in bottle and was dosed with just six grams per litre.

Blend : Pinot Noir, Chardonnay
ABV : 13%
Closure : Cork
Drink Until : 2024
Bottle Size : 750ml

Josetta Saffirio vineyards, home of Sara Vezza
Josetta Saffirio vineyards, home of Sara Vezza
Piemonte, Italy

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