Cazzago San Martino, hamlet of Calino, from Palazzo vineyard facing North-West and Sottobosco vineyard facing North, North-West.
Chardonnay 80% and Pinot noir 20%.
Spurred cordon with around 8.000 vines per hectar.
by hand in boxes with careful manual selection of bunches before pressing. It starts in the second two weeks of August.
35 hl of wine per hectar.
soft pressing of whole grapes to obtain first-pressing must and initial fermentation in stainless steel tanks. A 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 thirtythree months on yeast lees before disgorging.
pale straw yellow.
very fine, thick and really persistent.
very fine and continuous.
particularly fine and complex, it smells rich with an inkling of fruit of apricot and white peach, pineapple, lightly unripe golden apple and red fruits: from cranberry to raspberry, white flowers: from acacia to kalicantus, of citrus honey and acacia, lightly balsamic of peppermint and greek basil, hints of vanilla and halmond pan brioche notes.
excellent structure and velvety, tangy and with a good touch of tartness blended with wine’s powerful richness, long, persistent and a very soft end. Aftertaste with white fruit, citrus and slight vegetal notes, with vanilla, hints of hazelnut and freshly picked almond.