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Franciacorta Cuvée 22

Cuvée 22 comes from a special selection of grapes coming from 22 crus company to represent fully the vocation of the terroir.

Grapes

Chardonnay 100%

In vineyards

Cuvee 22 is the result of the special selection of 22 Cru of Chardonnay grapes. Altitude, soil morphology, age of the vineyard, sun exposure, ripeness of the grapes are the main features to select the cru, with the aim to obtain the real expression of Franciacorta terroir. Our oenologists decide the specific treatment to use, thanks to the division of the vineyards in small cru: this philosophy permits to exalt the characterizing features of each specific cru.

In cellar

Each cru is vinified separately from the others. After the cold fermentation, each wine refines on the noble lees. The blend is created with all cru by our chef-de-cave, who then follows also the refermentation, the contact with the yeasts and the final refinement process in bottle.

In tasting

It expresses the typical Chardonnay notes of pineapple, peach and apricot with perfume of apple, acacia flowers and dried fruit. A fresh, velvety and soft sparkling wine.

Plus

The wine betters during the time its qualitative features If perfectly conserved.

Ideal consumption

The wine is ready for consumption and, if properly preserved, maintains and
improves its quality through time.

Pairings

Fantastic as aperitif, it is perfect throughout the meal.

Technical information

• Sulphites content: 83 mg /l (-65 % legal limit)
• Sugar: 8 gr/l
• Acidity: 8,4
• PH: 2,90
• Location: Franciacorta – Coccaglio
• Yield per hectare: 100 Q/ha
• Bottles produced annually: 50.000

Alcoholic content

12,5% by Volume

Serving temperature

6-8°C

Bottle size

750 ml

Awards

  • 2018

    Franciacorta Gran Cuvèe S.A.
    91 points Gilbert & Gaillard 2018

    Franciacorta Gran Cuvèe S.A. 4 stars Vini Buoni d’Italia Guide 2018

  • 2017

    Gran Cuvée
    4 Stars in the “Vini Buoni d’Italia 2017” wine guide

  • 2015

    Gran Cuvée
    score 87 in the WINE ENTHUSIAST Buying Guide

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