-33%

Franciacorta Brut DOCG Contadi Castaldi

Lombardy
Franciacorta Brut D.O.C.G.
Sku: 0329
Until stocks
Q.ty
€ 14.50 € 21.80
Shipping within Monday 18 February, if you order today

Opzione Quantità

3 bottles
€ 43.50
Purchase
-33%
6 bottles
€ 87.00
Purchase
-33%
12 bottles
€ 174.00
Purchase
-33%

Awards and honors

Punteggio sommelier
90/100
2019
3 Grappoli AIS
Robert Parker
90/100
2016
Luca Maroni
85/100
2016

Do you need help?

Contadi Castaldi Winery The Winery Contadi Castaldi is located in the town of Adro in Franciacorta,...
Go to winery »

Wine Characteristics

Winery
Contadi Castaldi
Region
Lombardy
Wine list:
Franciacorta
Denomination:
Franciacorta Brut D.O.C.G.
Grapes:
80% Chardonnay, 10% Pinot Nero and 10% Pinot Bianco
Alcohol:
12,50%
Dimension:
Standard bottle
Cl:
75cl
Style:
Sparkling and fresh
Pairing:
Aperitif, Cold meats and salami, fresh cheese, Stuzzichini, Sushi-sashimi, Tartare-fish carpaccio

Descrizione vino

Franciacorta DOCG Brut Contadi Castaldi

Franciacorta  Brut DOCG is a sparkling wine, Champenoise method of the winery Contadi Castaldi . Winery which selected  between this magnificent area of  Franciacorta, the most famous  vineyards and the winemakers richer in traditional expertise and experience .

To create this sparkling wine have been  used  grapes: 80% Chardonnay, 10% Pinot Nero and 10% Pinot Bianco.

The wine is made by a soft pressing and after the decanting phase are added yeasts. The fermentation in stainless steel has a duration of 20 days.

The long aging of 7 months is partly in steel and partly in barriques. In the following month of May it will  bottled and sealed with crown caps for the fermentation and left to age in the bottle on the lees for 20-26 months.

The last phase of the process involves the degorgement of wine that involves removing the cap on which are deposited sediments. The bottle is then closed with the traditional cork stopper with metal wire cage and left to age for another 3-4 months.

 

Characteristics of Franciacorta Brut

Its color is straw yellow  with greenish hues.

To the  nose is fresh, with  lime notes and citrus shades.

On the palate it is rich of harmony and personality with a long and enjoyable finish.

 

Recommended pairings

Serve in a flute at a temperature of 6-8°C.

Excellent as an aperitif and a perfect companion to appetizers, entrees of fish, fish tartare , salami and  fresh cheeses.

More wines from Contadi Castaldi
You may also like