ABOUT THE PRODUCT
Grapes: Chardonnay (65%), Pinot nero (35%) Origin: A particularly exposed and windy position, stony soil, moderately calcareous, excellent drainage in the Deep Morainic,
Fluvio-Glacial and Terraced Colluvial Cultivation systems Guyot Plant density 5000 vines per hectare
Yield: 95 quintals of grapes per hectare Wine yield 60% or 57 HL per hectare
Average age of vines: 18 years
Harvest period: Late August, early September
Soft pressing after cold (17/18° C) maceration of about 3-4 hours Cold settling
Inoculation with selected yeast, Fermentation of 20 days in stainless steel AISI 316
Partial malolactic fermentation
First ageing: 7 months, partly in steel and partly in barriques
Stabilisation: Cold static, Bottling (draft), May
Ageing on the lees: From 24 to 30 months
Disgorgement: From July, Ageing after disgorgement 3 - 4 months
It has a beautiful coral pink colour, very bright with fine and persisent perlage.
An original Franciacorta, in a modern style, making skilful use of Pinot Nero grapes. The nose has a clear notes of wild berries, fresh rose petals, hints of apple and tropical fruits. The mouth is structured crisp and lively, tangy and sensually upbeat. The finish is long and well balanced.