Franciacorta DOCG Animante L.A.

Basic Information

Animante with an exceptional 70 months of aging on yeasts. Disgorging takes place without any dosage. Only 580 cases are produced.

Technical Sheet

Food pairing

As an appetizer with Culatello di Zibello, at the table with pasta, fish, white meats and truffle.

Serving temperature

8 – 10°C

Grapes

Chardonnay, Pinot noir, Pinot blanc

Appellation

Franciacorta

Classification

DOCG

Color

White

Type

Sparkling

Vineyards

25 vineyards in the municipalities of Provaglio d’Iseo, Passirano, Corte Franca, Adro

Country/Region

Italia, Lombardia, Franciacorta

Vintage

NV

Alcool percentage

12%

Number of plants per hectare

5.000 – 6.250

Production per hectare in kg

9.000 – 9.500

Vinification

Gentle pressing, fermentation in temperature-controlled stainless steel tanks

Ageing

6 months in stainless-steel tanks

Minimum aging in bottle

70 months on the lees

% of grape/cépage

Chardonnay 78%, Pinot noir 18%, Pinot blanc 4%

Soil type

Generally of recent moraine origin, from glacial river and lake deposits with abundant, deep and permeable gravel structure

Exposure

Various

Training system

Guyot

Agricultural method

Organic

Type of harvest

Manual in crates