Rigorous, earnest and with dense flavor, rich structure and healthy acidity. Part of the grapes comes from a higher elevation vineyard,Pian delle Viti, which was called Valle Sospesa or “Suspended Valley” in the Middle Ages. Its limestone-rich soil gives the wine a delicious mineral note. Its sparkle is Franciacorta in its purest expression.
Rigorous, earnest and with dense flavor, rich structure and healthy acidity.
Ideal with shellfishes and sushi.
8 – 10°C
Chardonnay, Pinot noir
Pian delle Viti,Cioset, Roccolo, Clogna, Carabioli, Troso, Dosso, Ronchi, Prada, Gallo
Italia, Lombardia, Franciacorta
Number of plants per hectare
5.000 – 6.250
Production per hectare in kg
8.500 – 9.000
Gentle pressing, fermentation in temperature-controlled stainless steel tanks
Minimum aging in bottle
30 – 40 months on the lees
% of grape/cépage
Chardonnay 60%, Pinot noir 40%
Hillside soils with rocky substrata with fine calcareous deposits, especially at greater depths; also with some glacial river deposits
Type of harvest
Manual in crates