Franciacorta DOCG Brut

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Type of wine:
 Franciacorta D.O.C.G. Brut
Bottle volume: 750 ml – 1500 ml
Grapes: 90% Chardonnay, 10% Pinot Nero
Origin: vineyards located on the slopes of hills of Adro (BS) Italy, on a particularly well-exposed and breezy plot of stony soil that is moderately calcareous and well-drained.
Growing systems: spurred cordon
Plant density: 5000 vines/ettaro
Yeld: 100 q/grapes/hectare
Wine yield: 60% = 60 hl/ha
Average age of vines: 20 years
Harvest period: end of August, beginning of September The grapes are harvested by hand, then transported and processed the same day
Gentle pressing
Cold static decantation
Inoculation with selected yeasts
20 days fermentation in stainless steel AISI 316
Partial malolactic fermentation
First aging: 7 months in steel tanks
Stabilization: cold static
Aging on the lees: 30 months in the bottle on average
Aging after disgorgement: 4-6 months
Alcohol: 12,5% vol.

Sensory characteristics as determined by an enologist:
Sight: brilliant golden-yellow colour with greenish highlights
Smell: aromas of bread crust and dried fruit, with hints of hazelnuts and dried figs
On the palate: fresh and fruity flavour, with a slight hint of citrus grapefruit. Great body
Perlage: refined elegance and extremely fine evanescence
Finish: long-lasting, marked and perfectly balanced back palate
Serve with: Excellent as an aperitif and as an all-round wine
Serving temperature: 6/8°C

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