Franciacorta Brut Contadi Castaldi

The Franciacorta Brut by Contadi Castaldi is a fresh and fascinating sparkling wine, aged fat least for 20 months on the yeats. It has fresh lime aromas, accompanied by pleasent notes of citrus, white peach and green pepper. The taste is tense, vibrant, very easy drinking and with a long finish

15.90 € 18.90 € - 16%
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Characteristics

Denomination

Franciacorta DOCG

Grape varieties

Chardonnay 80%, Pinot Noir 10%, Pinot Blanc 10%

Category

Sparkling Wines

Region

Lombardy (Italy)

Alcohol content

12.5%

Bottle size

75 cl Bottle

Vineyards

18 years old vines cultiveted according to Guyot and Casarsa systems

Vinification

First fermentation for 20 days in steel tanks with partial malolactic fermentation; 7 months in steel tanks and barrique; rifermentation in bottle according to the Traditional Method

Aging

From 20 to 26 months on the lees, depending on the year

Additional notes

Contains sulfites

Awards and accolades

James Suckling
92 / 100
Gambero Rosso
2 / 3
Robert Parker
89 / 100
Veronelli
87 / 100

To enjoy it at its best

Serving temp.
8°-10°C
Glass
Ballon Flute
Ballon Flute

Perfect for champagne and method champenoise sparkling wines, because the narrow cup with bottom tip lets the development of perlage without dispersing the bubbles. The body, slightly wider than a regular flute, enhances the intense and complex aromas of the wine, while the narrow opening helps their concentration

When to drink

When to drink

Right Away Young

Perfect to drink right away

You can easily cellar it for 2-3 years

SPARKLING WINE FRANCIACORTA BRUT CONTADI CASTALDI DESCRIPTION

Colour Straw yellow with a fine perlage

Scent Fresh scents of lime flowers, accompanied by pleasant nuances of citrus, white peach and green pepper

Taste Tense and vertical, with a pleasant flavory trace and a long finish

producer: Contadi Castaldi

Main wines
Franciacorta
Foundation year
1987
Hectares of vineyards
174
Annual production
950.000 bt
Enologist
Gianluca Uccelli
Address
Contadi Castaldi, Via Colzano, 32 - 25030 Adro (BS)

Perfect to drink with

  • Finger Food
  • Fish Stew
  • Smoked Fish Appetizers
  • Ham and salami
  • Fish Soup without Tomato
  • Fish Tartare - Carpaccio
  • Pasta with Fish no Tomato
  • Grilled Fish