Franciacorta Saten '61 DOCG Berlucchi

Lombardy
Franciacorta Brut Saten Docg
Sku: 1174
out of stock

Awards and honors

Punteggio sommelier
90/100
2020
2 Bicchieri gambero rosso
2016
4 Grappoli AIS
2016

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Wine Characteristics

Winery
Berlucchi
Region
Lombardy
Wine list:
Franciacorta
Denomination:
Franciacorta Brut Saten Docg
Grapes:
100% Chardonnay
Alcohol:
12,50%
Dimension:
Standard bottle
Cl:
75cl
Style:
Light and fresh
Pairing:
fresh cheese, Aperitif, Appetizers steamed fish, Mixed fried fish, Crustaceans, Hot appetizers of fish, Spaghetti with clams

Descrizione vino

The Berlucchi 61 Satén is the most refined white wine of the 61 line of the Franciacorta prince winery. It is produced by 100% chardonnay grapes coming from the Franciacorta hamlets. The most of the vineyards belongs to the winery, other are privates guaranteed by the Berlucchi specialists. The profit is 80-100 quintals per hectare and the must profit is 55%. There is a soft pressing of the grapes and the fractioning in musts which continues with the alcoholic fermentation in steel tanks. The maturation and the preparation of the cuvee takes place in the following spring after the harvest. It is bottled by the liqueur of tirage of 20 g/l of sugars and selected yeasts. The final aging takes place on yeasts for 24 months followed by 2 months of disgorging.

 

Characteristics of this Franciacorta of the Berlucchi winery

It has a soft and creamy foam. The perlage is fine, thin and continuous. The Berlucchi 61 Satèn has an intense straw yellow color with refined and luxury golden reflections. The scent is wide, enveloping, rich, elegant and variegate. There are remarkable ripen fruits aromas of yellow pulp and tropical fruits which evolves in candied citrons hints. The taste is acid and sapid, structured, pleasant with a long and persistent final.

 

Suggested pairings with the Franciacorta Saten '61 Docg

The Berlucchi 61 Satèn is perfect as appetizer with light  snacks. It is perfect with delicate risotto based on fish or vegetables. It is perfect with Sauris, Parma or San Daniele ham and with not very aged cheeses. It has to be served in flûte wine glasses for the appetizer or in high and tapered wine glasses if matched with courses. It has to be served at 8°c to exalt the aromas.

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