Wine: Franciacorta Brut Satèn
Variety composition: 100% Chardonnay
Alcoholic strength: 12% vol.
Classification: Franciacorta D.O.C.G ..
Production area: Roccolo, Clogna, Carabioli, Ronchi.
Soil structure: part on deep mountain valley bottoms, of alluvial origin and fine colluvium, part of recent moraine origin mixed with fluvioglacial and fluvio lacustre deposition with abundant gravelly skeleton permeable even in depth.
Training system: Guyot.
Plant density: 5,000 – 6,250 plants / ha
Grape yield per hectare: 90 – 95 quintals
Vinification: Soft pressing, fermentation in heat-conditioned stainless steel vats.
Aging: 6 months in steel and barrique.
Aging in bottles on the lees: from 30 to 40 months on the lees.
Serving temperature: 8 ° – 10 ° C.
Color: straw yellow
Consistency: – – –
Bubble size: fine
Bubble numbers: numerous
Bubble length: persistent
Description: floral, fruity, fragrant, toasted and mineral
Observations: floral opening of white flowers reminiscent of hawthorn and lily of the valley, followed by notes of crunchy fruits of golden apple, kaiser pear, white peach and yellow grapefruit, hints of bread crust and dry pastries inebriate the senses with elegant toasted almond nuances and peanuts and mineral finals.
Taste – olfactory examination
Alcohols: moderately warm
Polyalcohols: moderately smooth
Tannins: – – –
Minerality: moderately mineral
Length: very long
State of Evolution: mature
Notes: a wine with an elegant perlage, with pleasant and delicate aromas, but with various aulent nuances, the bubbles caress the palate and the taste-olfactory persistence is long. Excellent overall quality.
Pairings: risotto with prawns.