Franciacorta Satèn 2015 DOCG
Chardonnay grapes grown at higher altitudes are soft pressed. Half the must ferments in French oak barrels and matures on its lees for six months. The other half is fermented in stainless steel. The wines are then blended and rest on their lees for at least twenty-five months. Creamy, with mineral notes and intense aromas of almond coupled with buttery notes.
Wine exported to
Canada, Japan, Australia, Austria
Stainless steel and wood barrels
Length of alcoholic fermentation:
Type of yeast:
Max. 19 °C (62.2 °F)
Stainlesss steel and wood barrels
50 hl stainless vats 225 lt wood barrels
Type of oak:
Aging before bottling:
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
Time of harvest:
First vintage of this wine:
Total yearly production (in bottles):
Delectably creamy, with subtle minerality and fragrant aromas of fresh almonds and delicate, buttery notes.
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