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  Franciacorta Brut Millesimato 1998, Ca' del Bosco (Italy)

Franciacorta Brut Millesimato 1998

Ca' del Bosco (Italy)

Franciacorta (Lombardy)
Chardonnay (65%), Pinot Bianco (16%), Pinot Nero (19%)
Sparkling Wine Sparkling Wine Score: ✧✧✧✧

Franciacorta (Lombardy) This sparkling wine shows a very fine perlage, good quantity of persistent bubbles, good foam. The color is intense straw yellow and nuances of straw yellow, crystalline. The nose denotes elegance, with intense, clean and pleasing aromas such as apricot, pineapple, hawthorn, butter, yeast, litchi, apple, honey, hazelnut and grapefruit. In mouth reveals good correspondence to the nose and good effervescence balanced with the rest, a pleasing crisp attack and intense flavors. The finish is persistent with pleasing flavors of honey, pineapple, apple and grapefruit. This Franciacorta is produced with a wine aged both in steel tanks and small oak casks. The wine stays on lees for a minimum of 35 months before being disgorged.

Alcohol: 12.5%

White meat, Pasta and risotto with vegetables and fish, Roasted fish, Fried fish, Crustaceans

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

April 2003

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