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  Franciacorta Extra Brut 2008, Ricci Curbastro (Italy)

Franciacorta Extra Brut 2008

Ricci Curbastro (Italy)

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

Franciacorta (Lombardy) This Franciacorta Extra Brut shows a pale golden yellow color and nuances of straw yellow, very transparent. The nose reveals intense, clean, pleasing, refined and elegant aromas which start with hints of mature banana, apple and bread crust followed by aromas of plum, hazelnut, honey, vanilla, flint, hawthorn, yeast, citrus fruits, grapefruit and butter. The mouth has good correspondence to the nose, an effervescent and crisp attack, however balanced by alcohol, good body, intense flavors, pleasing roundness. The finish is persistent with flavors of mature banana, apple and hazelnut. This Franciacorta Extra Brut referments in bottle on its lees for 42 months.

Alcohol: 12.5%

Roasted fish, Roasted white meat, Stuffed pasta, Fried fish, Broiled crustaceans

Suggested glass Mature and Vintage Classic Method Sparkling Wines 11 °C
(51 °F)
(Mature and Vintage Classic Method Sparkling Wines)

December 2013


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