Creamy and elegant blend of Chardonnay perlage unobtrusive and delicate mineral notes. It remains in the cellar on the lees at least 30 months before disgorging. Excellent with appetizers of fish, is the perfect match for plateau de fruit de mer, sushi and sashimi.
Franciacorta Satèn – Ronco Colino DOCG
Production area: Cazzago San Martino, Calino, vineyards Undergrowth and palace located on a gentle hill facing East, North-East.
Grapes: 100% Chardonnay. Forms of conduct are the Guyot and spurred cordon with about 6000 to 8000 plants per hectare.
Harvest: by hand, in crates, with manual selection of the grapes before pressing. Beginning in the third week of August.
Yield: 50 hl of wine per hectare.
Winemaking: soft pressing of whole grapes and initial fermentation in stainless steel tanks heat-conditioned at a temperature of 15-16 ° C. A portion, about 30%, fermented in French oak barrels for more steps.
Cuvée: obtained by the union of the four base wines Chardonnay.
The sparkle is done with traditional Champagne method in underground cellars, with a low percentage of “liquer de tirage” to get a finer perlage and creamy. The yeast aging continues for at least thirty months before disgorging.
Color: straw yellow with light green shades.
Perlage: fine, persistent and continuous, very fine and compact froth.
Bouquet: delicately immature fruit (pineapple, pear, apple, vineyard peach, cherry), with a slight vein vegetable-balsamic (star anise and balsamic greek), with white flowers (magnolia grandiflora, acacia, honeysuckle), spices ( coriander seeds and red pepper), pan pastries and sweet rolls Genoese, with a hint of almond and walnut qualified in acacia honey.
Taste: excellent consistency and harmonious, with a fresh acidity that goes perfectly with the sweetness and texture of the wine; Full, rich, fruity, complex and of great finesse. The aftertaste gather notes honeyed, spicy, floral and fruity, with a final perception of black cherry (Napoleon type).