Lombardia - BS
Grapes: Chardonnay 60% - Pinot Nero 25% - Pinot Bianco 15%. Yield: Starting from 70 quintals/hectare. Harvest: Selection of the best bunches from the oldest vineyards. Addition of Pinot Nero vinified white to give a great body and a long life. Wine-making: Separate working of the grapes to perfect ripeness, selected yeasts. 30% in barrique and 70% in steel, batonnage for 4-5 months. Refinement: At least 85 months on yeasts and no less than 6-7 months after disgorgement. Colour: Intense gold with glints of antique gold, excellent clarity. Bouquet: Rich in sugary notes, bread crust, vanilla and pleasant aroma of cognac. Flavour: Dry and velvety at the same time thanks to the yeast’s molecules released during the long refinement. Great personality and harmony.
Grapes: Chardonnay 70%, Pinot Nero 20%, Pinot Bianco 10%. Yield: 75 quintals/hectare. Harvest: Only grapes from the MIRABELLA vineyard (Paderno Franciacorta), the most expert (30 years), with a low yield for an higher quality. A Cuvée dedicated to Demetra, the goddess of abundance, image and emblem of the company. Wine-making: Low yields in pressing (60-65%), selected yeast, fermentation at 18-20 °C for a full-bodied and sophisticated basic wine. Refinement: No less than 55 months for a bouquet of greater intensity and persistence. Disgorged and left to rest for another 6 months before tasting. Colour: Gold, the noblest of all colours. Bouquet: ntense notes of freshly baked bread and yeast blended with ripe yellow fruit and sweet flowers. Flavour: Well-defined, dry and slightly bitter all combined to denote a great harmony.
Grapes: Chardonnay 80%, Pinot Bianco 20%. Yield: No more than 95 quintals/hectare. Harvest: Manual, only for perfectly ripe, healthy bunches loaded into small, perforated boxes. Wine-making: Soft pressing with very low yields (65%). Fermentation with selected yeasts at a controlled temperature of 16-18° C in cement vats. Refinement: At least 24 months on the yeasts in bottle and disgorgement at last 3 months before being marketed. Colour: Straw yellow with golden glints. Bouquet: Delicate notes of yeast and baket bread with a sophisticated fruitiness (golden apple and banana). Flavour: Balanced with medium persistence and pleasant bitter aftertaste, perfect acidity.
Grapes: Chardonnay 100%. Yield: 75 quintals/hectare. Harvest: Only grapes from the first Mirabella Cru (1981), one of the oldest vineyard in Franciacorta. 5 hectares with a low yield for an higher quality. Wine-making: Manual selection of the best bunches during filling machines, 50% yield pressing and fermentation in cement vats at controlled temperature, no use of allergens (including sulphites). Refinement: At least 30 months on yeasts in bottle. Total sulphir dioxide: 3-6 mg/lt (limit statement: 10 mg/lt). Particularity: 3 winemakers, 10 years of research, 4 university theses. The first Franciacorta and the First Italian Champenoise Method DOCG without sulphites and allergens in total respect of nature and the customers, completely chemical free.
Grapes: Pinot Nero 45% - Chardonnay 45% - Pinot Bianco 10%. Yield: No more than 90 quintals/hectare. Harvest: The three varieties are harvested by hand at various times, depending on the ripeness; Pinot Nero comes last in order to obtain a sophisticated colour and more significant fragrances. Wine-making: Separate workings of the 3 grapes, with 18-24 hours contact with the peel for the red variety, which ferments at 25-28 °C. Refinement: At least 36 months on the yeasts in bottle, in cold, dark cellars. Disgorged 3 months before being sold. Colour: Blush pink that acquires coppery glints while aging. Bouquet: Rich and full with typical fragrance of yeast, as well as wild berries and hints of vanilla. Flavour: Harmonious, smooth, easy to drink, particularly enjoyable for delicate palates.
Grapes: Chardonnay 100%. Yield: Starting from 80 quintals/hectare. Harvest: Selection of golden, sun-kissed bunches from 18 years-old vineyards. Wine-making: Delicate pressing, selected yeasts and low fermentation temperature. 10% of Franciacorta basic wine into barriques. Refinement: Over 36 months stacked on yeasts and 3 months after disgorgement. Colour: Intensely golden. Bouquet: Delicate and intense with a prevailing sensation of honey, banana and yeast enhanced by fragrant vanilla. Flavour: Low gassing and sugary syrup enhance its smoothness, like SATIN, hence the name SATÈN. Pleasantly sharp and good persistence.
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