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  Franciacorta Extra Brut 1999, Ricci Curbastro (Italy)

Franciacorta Extra Brut 1999

Ricci Curbastro (Italy)

Franciacorta (Lombardy)
Chardonnay (50%), Pinot Nero (50%)
Sparkling Wine Sparkling Wine Score: ✧✧✧✧

Franciacorta (Lombardy) The wine shows a brilliant golden yellow and nuances of golden yellow, Good effervescence and foam, fine and persistent perlage. The nose reveals intense, clean, pleasing and elegant aromas which start with pineapple, broom, apple, pear, banana and plum followed by pleasing aromas of yeast, honey, hazelnut and toasted bread. In the mouth has good correspondence to the nose, a dry and effervescent attack however well balanced by good acidity and alcohol, good body and intense flavors. The finish is persistent with good flavors of pear, apple and plum. This Franciacorta is produced in the best vintages only and ages in bottle, at the end of secondary fermentation, for 42 months and no dosage is added (Pas Dosè).

Alcohol: 12.5%

Crustaceans, Roasted fish, Pasta and risotto with fish

Suggested glass Mature and Vintage Classic Method Sparkling Wines 12 °C
(53 °F)
(Mature and Vintage Classic Method Sparkling Wines)

Issue 13, November 2003


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2008   ✧✧✧✧     December 2013       --    
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2013   ✧✧✧✧     December 2017       --    
2015   ✧✧✧✧     June 2021       --    

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