TYPE Franciacorta DOCG
PRODUCTION AREA Cazzago San Martino (Brescia)
VARIETY Chardonnay 85%, Pinot Nero 15%
SOIL TYPE Deep moraine: sandy loamy, abundant skeleton, sub-acid
AGE OF VINES 11 years
VINIFICATION The grapes that make up the sparkling wine are 85% Chardonnay and 15% Pinot Noir and are strictly hand-picked during the harvest. The best bunches are brought to the cellars of the company and subjected to soft pressing. The vinification is divided into two phases, a first fermentation in steel using pied de cuvée of indigenous yeasts. While the refermentation in the bottle with fermentation takes place with the Classic Method and follows an aging of 30 months on the lees.
TRAINING SYSTEM Guyot unilateral
COLOR Pale straw yellow and an extremely fine and persistent bubble.
BOUQUET Fresh and elegant lashes of citrus peel, chamomile, golden apple and French boulangerie.
PAIRING Fish appetizers, White meat, Fried fish, Steamed fish-crustaceans, Finger Food, Raw fish, Crustaceans
TASTE Sip that strikes by definition and by the ability to be creamy and at the same time endowed with momentum. Cross bubble.
NOTES 1701 Franciacorta Brut is born from the perfect union between the balance of Chardonnay and the character and ancestral strength of Pinot Noir. A combination of exceptional raw materials. With its full and broad taste balanced by a marked acidity, this wine is the perfect ambassador of the winery's oenological choices.
AGING 30 months on the lees.