FRANCIACORTA EXTRA BRUT RISERVA
A Franciacorta “made for ponder”; alive, with bright aromas that blossom in the glass to create a new emotion with every sip.
20% pinot nero
Type of soil: Calcareous-clayey
Type of grapes: 80% chardonnay 20% pinot noir.
Yield per hectare: 100 quintals per hectare, with a yield maximum allowed in must of 65%
Vintage: Reserve obtained by the best grapes of that harvesting, chosen to guarantee great ageing and freshness; the pinot nero, pressed in white, gives at the same time structure and complexity to the elegant and aromatic 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: Maturation: More than 60 months resting on yeasts. After disgorgement, the bottles rest in the cellar for another 5-6 months
Colour: Intense yellow with highlights veering towards gold reflections
Bouquet: Intense and harmonious, with notes of fruit and hints of tropical fruit
Palate: Rich and fresh in the mouth, an explosion of fragrances and aromas, great personality, structured and long lasting
Perlage: Fine and persistent, creamy mousse
Food pairing: Recommended for the whole meal, especially with entrées, flavoursome meat and fish dishes
Serving temperature: 7° – 8° c.
Alcohol: 13,00 % vol.
Residual sugar: 3,7 gr./litre
Total acidity: 5,4 gr./litre
Total dry extract: 20,1 gr./litre
Pressure: 6,6 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.