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Franciacorta Brut, Il Mosnel (Italy)

Franciacorta Brut

Il Mosnel (Italy)

Franciacorta (Lombardy)
Chardonnay (60%), Pinot Bianco (30%), Pinot Nero (10%)
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Franciacorta (Lombardy) The wine shows a brilliant golden yellow color and nuances of straw yellow, very transparent, good effervescence, fine and persistent perlage. The nose denotes intense, clean, pleasing and refined aromas which start with hints of banana and acacia followed by aromas of pineapple, bread crust, hawthorn, yeast, pear and hazelnut. The mouth has good correspondence to the nose an effervescent and crisp attack, however balanced by alcohol, good body, intense flavors. The finish is persistent with flavors of pineapple and pear. Part of the Chardonnay used for the cuvée ferments in barrique. This Franciacorta ages in bottle on its lees for at least 25 months.

Alcohol: 12.5%

Fish and crustaceans appetizers, Pasta and risotto with crustaceans, Sauteed fish

Suggested glass Mature and Vintage Classic Method Sparkling Wines 10 °C
(50 °F)
(Mature and Vintage Classic Method Sparkling Wines)

Issue 43, Summer 2006


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