La Montina Franciacorta Brut
Importer Notes: The Franciacorta Brut is the perfect introduction to La Montina. A classic representation of the appelation showcasing elegance and finesse.
Grapes: 85% Chardonnay 15% Pinot Nero
Vineyard: A blend of vineyards from 7 communes in Franciacorta
Vine Age: 10-25 years
Altitude: 200-500 MASL
Soil: Morainic (ancient glacier melt)
Winemaking: After the initial fermentation and aging (seven months) the wine is blended with a previous vintage and then bottled with the liqueur de tirage (raw sugar cane & yeast) where the wine undergoes its second fermentation in the bottle and rests for 24 months on the lees. After disgorgement a blend of still wine and raw cane sugar is used for the dosage. This Brut ends with 7g/l of residual sugar.
Production: 600 cases (9l)
Tasting Notes: Fresh fruit, flowers and lightly baked bread.
Pairings: Enjoyed as an aperitif and with fish or poultry.