Area of production: Selection of fine grapes from hillside vineyards in exceptional growing areas in various communes of Franciacorta.
Type of soil: Calcareous-clayey.
Type of grapes: Chardonnay 90%, Pinot Noir 10%.
Yield per hectare: 100 quintals per hectare, with a yield maximum allowed in must of 55%.
Vintage: This is a product “no vintage”, which does not bear the year of production because it is obtained from the combination (assemblage) of wines from different years.
Sizes available: 0.75 litre bottle, 1.5 litre magnum bottle, 3.0 litre jeroboam bottle, 6.00 litre mathusalem bottle.
Colour: Pale yellow with greenish highlights.
Bouquet: Rich and intense.
Palate: Full with a definite acid tinge.
Perlage: Fine and persistent.
Food pairing: Excellent as an aperitif but it can also be served throughout a meal. It is particularly suitable for delicate dishes of fish and white meat.
Serving temperature: 7° – 8° c.