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Franciacorta Brut Storica ’61 Nature, Berlucchi

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With Berlucchi ’61 re-live the headiness of the fabulous Sixties, with a tribute to the year in which the first Franciacorta was born. Crisp, casual, and appealing, just like its image, Berlucchi ’61 is the Franciacorta perfect as an aperitif, ideal with friends.

 

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District Lombardia

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FRANCIACORTA BRUT STORICA ‘61 NATURE

Grapes

Chardonnay (70%) and Pinot Nero (30%), from estate vineyards in Arzelle, Rovere, San Carlo and Ragnoli; all planted to high density (10,000 plants/hectare)

Harvest

middle ten days in August

Yield

9,500 kg of grapes per hectare, with a must yield of 30%, equivalent to 3,800 bottles per hectare

Vinification

gentle, gradual pressing of clusters and fractioning of must; alcoholic fermentation in steel tanks with maturation of the best lots in oak barrique, left to age for 6 months sur lie

Maturation

assemblage of the cuvée in the spring following harvest, using only the wines of that vintage. Bottle fermentation and maturation sur lie for a minimum of 5 years, followed by another 6 months after disgorgement

Dosage

pas dosé

Sensory Characteristics

Appearance: plentiful creamy mousse with a fine, lingering cordon; subtle, delicate perlage

Colour: vibrant straw-yellow with light coppery nuances

Bouquet: layered, expressive nose profile, showcasing a crisp mineral note fusing with delicate hints of citrus, yellow-fleshed fruit and white bread

Palate: the wine displays lively, zesty acidity sustained by an enfolding body and excellent persistence that weave a dynamic and taut mouth

Pairings

a vintage to be enjoyed with all courses of the meal, a pleasing companion for flavoursome appetizers and mains of fish, white meat, and medium-mature cheese

Serving temperature

8–10 °C

Analytical Data

ABV: 12.5%

total acidity: 7.80 g/l

pH: 3.10

First vintage produced

2009

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Franciacorta Brut Storica ’61 Nature, Berlucchi

Franciacorta Brut Storica ’61 Nature, Berlucchi

With Berlucchi ’61 re-live the headiness of the fabulous Sixties, with a tribute to the year in which the first Franciacorta was born. Crisp, casual, and appealing, just like its image, Berlucchi ’61 is the Franciacorta perfect as an aperitif, ideal with friends.

 

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