||White sparkling classic method extra brut
||South-facing, at 150-200 metres, in Provaglio d’Iseo.
||Quality selection of grapes in vineyard, hand-picked in small boxes. Harvest period: third decade in August.
||Gentle pressing of the whole clusters, in order to obtain a yield of only 50%, the free-run must, for this particular cuvée. Fermentation isat 15-16°C. 10% of the cuvée is wine fermented in 2- to 4-year-old barriques.
||Maturation on lie continues until assemblage of the final blend. Bottle-aging sur lie: 60 months.
||Ideal as an aperitif wine, but a lovely partner to fish, lighter meats, and medium aged cheeses.
||Price Lo Sparviere Franciacorta Extra Brut 2009 € 27.80