Franciacorta Brut

Franciacorta Brut NV is an exceptional wine held to the highest Italian sparkling wines standards in order to bear the Franciacorta name. It is 100% Metodo Classico in style, 100% Franciacorta fruit and has spent 18 months fermenting before disgorgement delivering sheer elegance. This sparkling aperitif brings out the best qualities of dishes featuring rice, pasta, light meats, salt water fish, fresh and medium aged cheeses without ever masking their flavors.

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Wine Notes
Color
Straw yellow, with greenish highlights.
Aroma
On the nose, this wines is crisp, rich, and elegant, fairly lengthy and with lovely depth. It releases generous fragrances of apple and pear, along with notes of tropical fruit and subtle nuances of spice.
Taste
Displays an exceptional freshness and zesty acidity on the palate with a velvet texture and fine balance, concluding with appealing notes of citrus.
Product Information
Type:
Sparkling
Grape Variety Used: 
90% 
Chardonnay
10% 
Pinot Noir
Appellation: 
Italy
Alcohol: 
12.50%
Acid Level: 
6.50 g/l
Sugar Level: 
7.00 g/l
Length/Type of Fermentation: 
Fermentation in stainless steel at controlled temperature; aging of 6 months before bottling.
Length/Type of Aging: 
Aged 18 months in bottle before disgorging. After disgorging, the bottle is aged two more months in the cellar before release.
Bottled Date: 
Friday, May 1, 2009
Release Date:
Friday, December 31, 2010
Cases Produced: 
1,000
Packaging Available:
  • 6
     - 
    750 ML
Imported From: 
Italy