Franciacorta Extra Brut

Le marchesine Franciacorta Extra BrutPRODUCTION ZONE: This wine is produced from our vineyards in the district of Paderno Franciacorta and Rodengo Saiano in one of the most reputed regions in Italy for the productions of sparking wines.

VINE AND VINIFICATION: Franciacorta Brut D.O.C.G. “non dosato” stems from Chardonnay, Pinot bianco and Pinot nero grapes in clonal selection. The grapes are picked and transferred to the winery into small boxes, soft pressing of the grapes, fermentation takes place ata a controlled temperature of 17 - 19° with the addition of indigenous yeast in order to maintain the typical aromas and bouquets of Franciacorta. During the month of march and April the wine is bottled and the process to induce the sparking accours. The bottles are laid in coll, dark cellars for at least 25 months. After this period the sparkling wine has acquired its definitive taste and bouquet and it is ready for the final stages “remuages su purpitre”, “degorgement” and labelling.

ORGANOLEPTIC CHARACTERISTICS: Straw yellow colour with greenish reflections. Light and persistent perlage. Intense aroma with a dry taste, well balanced with a good acidity.

ALCOHOL CONTENT 12 -12,5% vol. TOTAL ACIDITY CONTENT 6 - 6,5% EXTRACT 18 - 20 GR./LT.