||White sparkling classic method brut
||Franciacorta (Brescia) from vineyards owned sites mainly in the municipality of Corte Franca
||The grapes are hand harvested and placed in boxes of 18 kg, to preserve the grapes perfectly intact during transportation to the center pressing.
||Immediately after harvesting, the grapes are placed in special presses that perform a gentle pressing and progressive in order to extract the best part of the juice: the juice. Each press also allows a clear separation and selection of must, at all stages of the cycle. The first fermentation, which occurs through yeast Saccharomyces bayanus, selected to enhance the aromatic properties of grapes, takes place in stainless steel tanks with a temperature of about 18 ° C. Part of Chardonnay is aged for 8 months in oak barrels more steps before final assembly.
||Bottling (Tirage) in Spring next year's harvest, with limited supply of liqueur de tirage to develop an excess pressure less than the usual 6 atmospheres; aging in contact with the lees for a minimum of 24 months after disgorgement (dégorgement) bottles buried in the cellar for at least another two months before shipment.
||Excellent as an aperitif, perfect with risotto and delicate dishes pesce.Da try Sauris ham, Parma or San Daniele and not too matured cheese.
||Price Berlucchi 61 Franciacorta Saten € 16.90