Grape Variety: 100% Chardonnay
Alcohol Content: 12,5% Vol
Serving Temperature: 6-8°C
Food Pairing: steamed fish, delicate fish and vegetable dishes; excellent as aperitif
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Production Area: Franciacorta (Brescia), from vineyards situated in Provaglio d'iseo, Gussago, and Monticelli Brusati
Yield per Hectare: 80/95 hundredweight
Planting Density: 4.000-5.000 plants/hectare cordon-trained.
Vineyard Management: grass controlled total; natural organic fertilizer
Type of Soil: hilly, mainly clay and marl with natural minerals
Harvest: a rather early harvest allows to obtain a product of the right alcohol content and acidity and preserving its maximum floral and fruity aromas. Harvest manual in boxes, with selection of the grapes
Vinification: soft pressing of the whole grapes with pneumatic presses; natural cold sedimentation; first fermentation takes place in stainless steel tanks with constant temperature control at 18°C
Maturation: bottled (tirage) in spring next year of the harvest; refermentation in the bottle, and fermentation with selected yeasts and subsequent aging on the same for at least of 30 months in cellars at constant temperature of 12-15°C
Best Time to Drink: after 3-4 months from the date of disgorgement