Franciacorta Nature DOCG
A cuvée of 85% Chardonnay and 15% Pinot Nero grapes grown on the estate-owned hillside vineyards in Franciacorta. Softly pressed and vinified in stainless steel vats, it then ages on its lees for at least twenty-five months. There is no addition of liqueur d’expédition (pas dosé). It shows hallmark subtlety, elegance, and complexity. Non-vintage.
Wine exported to
Canada, Japan, Australia, Austria
85% Chardonnay and 15% Pinot Nero
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Max. 19 °C (62.2 °F)
50 hl stainless vats
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Aging in bottle:
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:
20-30 years old
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Shows aromas and flavors of tropical fruit, nuts and hazelnuts, distinctive harmony and appeal.
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