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Denomination: Franciacorta DOCG

Vintage: NV

Alcohol: 12.5%

Region: Lombardy (Italy)

Format: 0.75 l

Grapes: Chardonnay 100%

VINEYARD EXPOSURE: Towards South - West at 180 meters above sea level in the municipality of Provaglio d'Iseo

SOIL ORIGIN AND COMPOSITION: Marly with a prevalence of silt and red clay

YIELD PER HECTARE: 70 quintals

HARVEST: Manual in small crates with selection of the grapes in the vineyard

HARVEST PERIOD: Between the last ten days of August and the first of September VINIFICATION: From the vineyard the Chardonnay boxes are placed in a refrigeration cell which has a temperature of 4 ° C, for a duration of 24 - 36 hours. The grapes thus cool down and reach a temperature of 10 ° C. This process favors a better extraction of the varietal aromas. The cooled grapes are brought to the press for the soft pressing of the whole bunches, from which no more than 60% of the must is extracted. Subsequently, the fermentation takes place at a temperature ranging around 16 ° C. The maturation on the lees lasts about 6 months and is carried out in stainless steel tanks. A part of the base wines that will form the tirage cuvée undergo malolactic fermentation BOTTLE AGING ON THE YEASTS: 48 months

INDICATIVE ANALYTICAL DATA: Alcohol content: 12.5% ​​vol. - Total acidity: 6.0 - 6.50 g / L - pH: 3.15 - Sugar: 6 - 7 g / L PERLAGE: Fine and continuous

VIEW: Bright straw yellow

NOSE: The opening toasted note evolves towards the sweetness of acacia honey, candied fruit and beeswax

TASTE: On the palate it is fresh, balanced and slightly citrusy. Good persistence. SERVING TEMPERATURE: 8 ° C

GASTRONOMIC COMBINATION: Ideal as an accompaniment to an aperitif or the entire meal. Try it with structured first courses such as baked pasta and richly creamed risotto. The combination with raw seafood is interesting

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