Franciacorta DOCG Animante

Basic Information

It represents the soul of Barone Pizzini because it embodies the living nature of its vineyards. It’s the crowning achievement of a long process of pionering renewal that led Barone Pizzini to become the first organic grower and winemaker in Franciacorta.

Technical Sheet

Tasting notes

Straw yellow in color, with notes of flowers, citrus, acacia honey, apricot and dried fruit. Since the end closure with savory creaminess.

Food pairing

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

Serving temperature

8°-10°

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%

Sugar rate

< 0,5 g/l

Number of plants per hectare

5.000 – 6.250

Number of bottles produced

90.000

Vinification

Gentle pressing, fermentation in temperature-controlled stainless steel tanks

Ageing

6 months in stainless-steel tanks. 8 disgorgings between October and September

Minimum aging in bottle

20-30 months on the lees

% of grape/cépage

Chardonnay 84%, Pinot noir 12%, 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