Cazzago San Martino, hamlet of Calino, from vineyards: Sottobosco and Palazzo facing North, North-East, Pianura facing North-West, Cima Caprioli facing South-East and Anfiteatro located on a gentle hill facing West, South-West.
Chardonnay 80% and Pinot noir 20% from Burgundy clones.
Guyot and spurred cordon, around 6.000 vines per hectar.
by hand in boxes with manual selection of bunches before pressing. It starts around mid August.
50-60 hl of wine per hectar.
soft pressing of whole grapes and initial fermentation in thermoconditioned stainless steel tanks at a temperature of 15-16ºC. A small part, about 20%, ferments in French oak barrels.
blend of Chardonnay and Pinot noir base wines.
Refermentation in the bottle: obtained with Franciacorta method in the company’s underground cellars. Maturation for at least twenty months on yeasts lees before disgorging.
light straw yellow with greenish reflections.
fine, continuous and persistent with a good dense foam.
rich and fine, slightly unripe fruit aromas (pineapple, red apple and pear), of kiwi and grapefruit and white citrus flowers, candied lime peel, of honey and crusty biscuit bread which fades into vanilla.
expressive well-balanced, soft and with an acidity balance to delicate structure. Persistent and long after-taste which confirms the nose sensations with fruit and floral notes which blend to a pleasant green sensation.