From hand-picked Chardonnay and Pinot Noir grapes, Franciacorta Brut D.O.C.G. of Elisabetta Abrami is an excellent wine for aperitif.
It is characterised by a persistent perlage, and intense straw yellow with golden reflections and delicate bouquet with vanilla notes.
Definitely a perfect choice for fish courses, shell-fish dishes or delicate main course.
Vine variety: cuvée of Chardonnay (80%) and of Pinot Noir (20%)
Implantation: guyot / spurred cordon
Yield: 100 qli /hectare
Harvest: by hand in boxes
Harvest period: August
Pressing: Pneumatic Press
Decantation: Addition of selected yeasts and fermentation in stainless steel tanks. The cuvée is made in spring. After the addition of sugar syrup and yeast for secondary fermentation, it is bottled and stacked on its side to aid re-fermentation and slow refinement
Refinement: At least 24 months on the yeasts in steel tanks/oak barriques and minimum 3 months of post degorgement
Alcoholic content: 12.50%
Colour: Straw yellow, intense with golden reflections
Perlage: fine and persistent
Bouquet: simple, delicate with evident scents of yeast and a light note of vanilla
Taste: caressing, full, captivating and persistent
Packaging: Jerobam 3,0 Lt.
Storage: Stored horizontally, better in the dark, at a temperature of 10 – 12 °C and 60% of humidity
Food pairing: Rich aperitif, perfectly combining fish courses, shell-fish and delicate main courses
Temperature of service: 7-8 °C
Wine Glass: Chalice Franciacorta (Tulip shaped)