D.O. Cava (Valencia)
Tantum Ergo Brut Nature Pinot Noir Rosado is a cava from the appellation of origin (D.O) Cava by the winery Hispano-Suizas. This winery is located in Requena, a town in the province of Valencia.
Tantum Ergo Brut Nature Pinot Noir Rosado is 100% produced from the varietal Pinot Noir. The vineyards are rich in soils of calcareous-clay.
The grapes are harvested manually in boxes that hold up to 15kg in the mornings, this is to maintain an optimum temperature on its arrival to the winery.
With the grapes in the winery, a rigorous selection by hand is performed and then the grapes are destemmed and crushed. After a cold maceration process at 0ºC, for 2 hours. The must is decanted for 24 hours and only the clean part of the must is fermented in new oak American barrels that can hold 400L at 16ºC.
The second fermentation is done in the bottle at a constant temperature of 14ºC. Lastly, the wine is aged on its lees for 15 months and then disgorged manually.