Franciacorta DOCG Satèn Vintage 2016

Basic Information

Only the best Chardonnay grapes are used in this Satèn to achieve its silky and smooth character while leaving room for citrus notes and lingering minerality. It is a highly original wine in its category.

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Technical Sheet

Tasting notes

Form vineyards over twenty years old, Chardonnay grapes are aimed to make Satèn  silky and persuasive while leaving room for citrus notes and lingering minerality. It is a highly original wine in its category.

Food pairing

This wine matches all courses, from appetizers to white meats and cheeses.

Serving temperature

8°-10°

Grapes

Chardonnay

Appellation

Franciacorta

Classification

DOCG

Color

White

Type

Sparkling

Vineyards

Clogna, Carabioli, Ronchi

Country/Region

Italia, Lombardia, Franciacorta

Vintage

2016

Alcool percentage

12%

Number of plants per hectare

5.000 – 6.250

Vinification

Gentle pressing, fermentation in temperature-controlled stainless-steel tanks

Ageing

10 months in stainless-steel tanks 70% and exhausted  barrique 30%

Minimum aging in bottle

30 – 40 months on the lees

% of grape/cépage

Chardonnay 100%

Soil type

In the mountain valleys, deep soils of river deposits and loose deposits of rock accumulated by gravity over time at the base of slopes. In the more recent moraine soils, glacial river  with abundant, deep and permeable gravel structure

Exposure

Various

Training system

Guyot

Agricultural method

Organic

Type of harvest

Manual in crates

Reviews

I Vini d’Italia 2018 7° Posto

Guide I Vini d’Italia

Score 7° Posto

Publish Year 2018

Il Franciacorta Satèn 2017 al 7° posto tra i vini da bere subito sulla guida I Vini d’Italia 2018 Espresso

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Sparkle 2018 5 Sfere

Guide Sparkle

Score 5 Sfere

Publish Year 2018

Franciacorta Satèn 2013

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I Vini d’Italia 2016 Vino dell’Eccellenza

Guide I Vini d’Italia

Score Vino dell’Eccellenza

Publish Year 2016

Franciacorta Satèn 2011

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