Franciacorta Saten Millesimato DOCG Contadi Castaldi
Franciacorta Satèn Millesimato DOCG is a sparkling wine, Champenoise method of the winery Contadi Castaldi. Winery which has selected between this magnificent area of Franciacorta, the most famous vineyards and the winemakers richer in expertise and traditional experience. To create this sparkling wine have been used grapes: Chardonnay 100%. 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 takes place partly in steel and partly in barriques. In the following month of May it will be bottled and sealed with crown caps for the fermentation and left to age in the bottle on the lees for 30–36 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 other 3–4 months.
Characteristics of Franciacorta Satèn DOCG
Its color is bright straw yellow with fine and persistent perlage. The nose is fresh and elegant, with hints of hawthorn, balsamic notes, bread crust and nuances of apple, figs and peanuts. The palate is soft but not sweet, with a pleasant freshness and flavor and a long dense final. It is a fragrant wine that impresses tanks to its remarkable freshness and great balance between complexity and pleasantness.
Recommended pairings while tasting this Saten DOCG
Serve in a flute at a temperature of 6-8°C. Excellent as an aperitif and perfect companion to any meal, especially delicate risotto with fish, also raccomanded with raw ham and cheese slightly seasoned.