FRANCIACORTA DOSAGGIO ZERO VINTAGE
A blend of Chardonnay and Pinot Noir grapes, resulting in a clean and rigorous fragrance without the addition of liqueur d’expedition.
30% pinot nero
Type of soil: Calcareous-clayey.
Type of grapes: 70% chardonnay 30% pinot noir.
Yield per hectare: The vintage is characterized by a good yeald. The weather allowed us to reach 80-100 Qli/ha.
Vintage: 2018 vintage and therefore obtained from the skilful assemblage of the best grapes of that year; the use of pinot noir, vinified in white, helps to obtain a good body, without influencing the elegance of the preponderant chardonnay.
Harvest: Between mid-August and early September when the grapes have reached the correct sugar ripeness, but still have a considerable acidity and freshness.
Maturation: 42 months of maturation on lees. After disgorgement, the bottles rest in the cellar for another 5-6 months.
Colour: Straw yellow with highlights veering towards gold reflections
Bouquet: Intense, with hints of spices and dried fruit
Palate: Clean taste with fragrant and balanced flavour good persistence
Perlage: Fine and persistent, creamy mousse
Food pairing: Excellent aperitif, great in complementing seafood and raw fish
Serving temperature: 7° – 8° c.
Alcohol: 13 % vol.
Residual sugar: <1 gr./litre
Total acidity: 5 gr./litre
Total dry extract: 19 gr./litre
Pressure: 6 atmosphere
An historical villa with a secular park, hiding the cellars from 1850 that were built to preserve the wines that nowadays find the most elegance expression with Franciacorta method.