Franciacorta Saten DOCG Ferghettina

Lombardy
Franciacorta Saten Brut DOCG
2014
Sku: 1565
out of stock

Awards and honors

Punteggio sommelier
88/100
2019
2 Bicchieri gambero rosso
2015

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Wine Characteristics

Winery
Ferghettina
Region
Lombardy
Wine list:
Franciacorta
Denomination:
Franciacorta Saten Brut DOCG
Vintage:
2014
Grapes:
100% Chardonnay
Alcohol:
12,00%
Dimension:
Standard bottle
Cl:
75cl
Style:
Light and fresh
Pairing:
Mussels, Crustaceans, Appetizers steamed fish, Branzino, Vegetables in batter, White Meat, Medium-aged cheeses, fresh cheese

Descrizione vino

This Franciacorta of Ferghettina is made with 100% Chardonnay grapes. The vineyards are cultivated at 250 meters above the sea level and the soil is clay and limestone. The vines are cultivated with the Guyot method and the density is 5000 trees per hectare. The grape harvest takes place in the second half of August with a manual picking. The grapes are pressed very softly with a pneumatic press. There is a selection of the must and the alcoholic fermentation is made in stainless steel tanks at 16-18°C. The vineyards are vinified separately and assembled in the following spring after several tastings. Then it takes place the re-fermentation. The yeasts refinement lasts 36 months.

 

Characteristics of the Franciacorta of the Ferghettina winery

It has a bright straw yellow color with a fine and persistent perlage. The smell has grapefruit and custard aromas with some apple and white flowers hints. The taste is fine, silky, delicate and structured. It is also elegant with a persistent end.

 

Suggested pairings with this Franciacorta Saten Brut DOCG

The proof is 12.5% and it must be served at 8°C with starters and risotto with crustaceans.

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