La Montina Franciacorta Satèn Brut | NV
Importer Notes: Franciacorta Satèn (after Satin) for its silky smooth structure.
Grapes: 100% Chardonnay
Vineyard: Vineyards facing Lago di Iseo.
Vine Age: 20-25 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: 566 cases (9l)
Tasting Notes: Lightly creamy, silky, brioche and tart apples.
Pairings: Seafare & poultry.