Franciacorta Millesimato Brut D.O.C.G.
Grape Varietals: 60% Chardonnay, 30% Pinot Blanc, 10% Pinot Noir.
Vineyards: Located at 220 m above sea level, in the municipality of Curtefranca (BS).
Average age of the vines: 15-20 years.
Soil: Morainic origin, rich in sand and silt, with important presence of skeleton.
Harvest Period: end of August-first ten days of September.
Vinification: Manual harvest of the grapes in boxes, soft pressing, first fermentation of the must of first pressure to create the base. This is followed by the creation of the cuvée, the bottling and the aging in bottle for at least 60 months on the lees. Final disgorgement and complement with the liqueur de dosage.
Alcohol Content: 12.5% by vol.
Residual Sugar: 6.5 grams per liter.
Color: Straw yellow with slightly golden reflections. Very fine and persistent perlage.
Aroma: Rich, complex, with a fusion of the primary aromas of the original grapes and the notes conferred by the long resting period of the yeasts.
Palate: Rich, fresh and crisp, with a marked acidity, complexed by the unctuousness of the perlage and an important structure. Taste and persistence at the end of the mouth.
Food Suggestions: Excellent with any meal, from aperitif to starters and seafood menus, including raw vegetables.
Serving Temperature: 4-6 °C / 39-43 °F.
Excellent with any meal, from aperitif to starters and seafood menus, including raw vegetables.
4-6 °C / 39-43 °F.