Franciacorta Demetra Millesimato 2011
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Only grapes from the oldest vineyard (30 years) are used to produce a Cuvée dedicated to Demetra, the goddess of abundance, image and emblem of the company. 70% Chardonnay -- 20% Pinot Noir -- 10% Pinot Blanc.
No less than 72 months refinement on lees, for a bouquet of greater intensity and persistence. Golden colour, intense notes of freshly baked bread and yeast, toasted hazelnut, ripe yellow fruit and sweet citrus.
Grapes: Chardonnay 70%, Pinot Nero 20%, Pinot Bianco 10% (golden colour)
Winemaking: Only grapes from the MIRABELLA vineyard (Paderno Franciacorta), the most expert (30 years), with a low yield for an higher quality. Low yields in pressing (60-65%), selected yeast, fermentation at 18-20 °C for a full-bodied and sophisticated basic wine.
Ageing in a bottle: 72 months.
Bouguet at the nose: Intense notes of freshly baked bread and yeast blended with ripe yellow fruit and sweet flowers.
Flavour: Well-defined, dry and slightly bitter all combined to denote a great harmony. A Cuvée dedicated to Demetra, the goddess of abundance, image and emblem of the company.