Franciacorta Brut DOCG
The winery’s hallmark wine, made from pure Chardonnay grapes grown in hillside vineyards. Soft-pressed grapes are vinified in stainless steel before spending eighteen to twenty-four months on their lees. Crisp citrus and fresh aromas, with notes of almonds and toasted bread.
Wine exported to
Canada, Japan, Australia, Austria
Most recent awards
- NV | Wine Enthusiast90
- NV | International Wine Cellar89
- NV | Wine Advocate88
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Max. 19 °C (62.2 °F)
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1 hectare (2.5 acres)
Mineral-rich morainic soil.
220-240 meters (720-790 feet) above sea level
4,000 vines per hectare
Age of vines:
15 years old
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Fresh, well balanced and persistent, showing notes of dried fruit and citrus.
Best served at 4-6 °C (39.2-42.8 °F).
Pairs well with fish and white meat.
Alcohol cont.: 12.5% by vol.
Lorenzo Gatti, Enzo Balzarini, Nicolò Balzarini