Food & Drink

December 22, 2014

Franciacorta For The Holidays

Franciacorta is a sparkling wine from the Province of Brescia in Lombardy with a designation of origin status produced from grapes grown within the boundaries of the territory of Franciacorta, on the hills located between the southern shore of Lake Iseo and the city of Brescia.

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Ricci Curbasto Franciacorta Extra Brut dominating mineral character that doesn’t overwhelm the fruit. Only produced in a vintage version, aged at least for 4 years. This wine possesses a toasty aroma and mineral streaks, with fresh fruit, almonds, and bread crust with a fine consistent and continuous bead. SRP $20

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Lo Sparviere Franciacorta Brut Millesimato (vintage-dated) is produced exclusively from Chardonnay grapes grown in Lo Sparviere’s historic estate vineyards in the communes of Monticelli and Provaglio d’Iseo. Its clay-silt soils impart a pronounced minerality, resulting in a wine that exhibits an admirable marriage of complexity and elegance, with a crisp, dry palate that shows fine fruit and earthy mineral. SRP $50

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The NumeroZero Villa Crespia Franciacorta is the symbol of the estate: from the beginning of the Archipelago Muratori and his first vintage. The best that can give the soils of glacial origin of the Franciacorta Chardonnay is synthesized in NumeroZero, from fine and persistent perlage, the richness of fruity and floral, with aromas and intense aromas of lime, broom, citrus. SRP $35







 
 

 
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