Ferghettina Franciacorta Extra Brut DOCG
80% Chardonnay and 20% Pinot Noir. A beautiful golden color. Fine and persistent perlage. The wine shows intense aromas of almond, vanilla, and fruit with an optimal balance between sensitivity and persistence.
“For Ferghettina Winery the product has always been and always reflects our soul and our quest for quality.”
Grapes: 80% Chardonnay and 20% Pinot Noir
Vineyards: From vineyards located in Franciacorta
Altitude: 820 feet above sea level
Soil: Calcareous clay terrain
Vine Training: Guyot
Vine Age: 18-38 years (planted 1978-1998)
Time of Harvest: Mid-August
Vine Density: 5,000 plants per hectare
Vine Yield: max 1.5-2 kg per vine
Total Production: 8,000 bottles
Vinification Process: The grapes are handpicked and gently pressed. Only the free run juice is employed. The alcoholic fermentation takes place in stainless steel tanks at controlled temperature, between 60 and 64 °F. Each vineyard ferments separately from the other. After the fermentation, the white wines stay in the stainless-steel tank for a few months before blending with sugar and yeasts for secondary fermentation.
Aging Process: The second fermentation last four weeks. After that, the wine ages sur lie 69 months.
Alcohol Content: 12.50%
Winemaker: Roberto Gatti
Cellaring: Up to 10 years
|Dimensions||13.0 × 10.2 × 7.1 in|
|Bottles per Case||
750 ml: 6 bottles per case