One of the best known methods for producing sparkling wines is the so-called “classic method” (also called the “traditional method”). Its main peculiarity consists in doing the second fermentation directly in the bottle.
- Alta Langa DOCG
- Alto Adige Spumante DOC
- Franciacorta DOCG
- Oltrepò Pavese Metodo Classico DOCG
- Trento DOC
The grapes varieties used in these cases (but it is not a rule) are always the well known international ones: Pinot Noir, Pinot Blanc, Pinot Gris, Pinot Meunier and Chardonnay in percentages that vary depending on the denomination.