Franciacorta Soul Saten Millesimato DOCG Contadi Castaldi
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Franciacorta Satén Millesimato
Franciacorta Soul Satèn Millesimato DOCG 2008 is a sparkling wine, Champenoise method with aging of 60 months in bottle 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 60 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.
its color is intense straw yellow with fine perlage.
The nose is intriguing and original with varied aroma: floral scents of broom, crusty bread and hazelnuts.
The palate is crisp, structured with a strong flavor and hints of nougat and a long finish.
It is a complex wine, structured by a particular interpretation of Satèn.
Serve in a flute at a temperature of 6 ° -8 ° C.
Excellent as an aperitif, perfect companion to any meal especially delicate dishes based on fish and fresh cheeses.