Franciacorta QZero Riserva 2012 Dosaggio Zero
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The most representative cuvée from Quadra: it collects all the finest selections of each vintage! 72% Chardonnay – 13% Pinot Blanc – 15% Pinot Noir blend, firstly fermentated 90% stainless steel tanks and 10% in barrique, the cuvée is then aged 31 months on lees. Intense suggestions of bread crust and toasted hints.
Grapes: 85% Chardonnay, 10% Pinot Blanc, 5% Pinot Noir (gold colour)
Soil Types: moraine and fluvial-glacial origin
Winemaking: Hand harvested from 09/08 to 22/08,placed in small cases. Then soft pressing, fermentation in stainless steel tanks (50%) and in barrels (50%)
Ageing in bottle: 66 months
Dosage: 0 g/l (zero dosage)
Bouquest at the nose and flavors:
Dry and vibrant at the palate, fresh and mineral, pronounced citrus and stone fruits notes. A Franciacorta without compromises: zero dosage!
Food pairings: shellfish, baked fish, cheese