Classification: DOCG VSQPRD
Grape varieties: Chardonnay and 90% Pinot Noir 10%
Alcohol: 12.5% vol.
Production area: Brescia - Lombardia
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Pairings: It tastes paired with First sea, rice, casoncelli, fish, shellfish, white meats, fresh cheeses and mature; or alone as a luxury drink
Service: 6-8 ° C in flutes
Colour: Straw yellow with greenish reflections
Perlage: soft surf, with good persistence of a slight crown; perlage thin and continuous.
Smell: fresh, rich, elegant. Delicate notes of tropical fruit
Taste: The taste reveals remarkable freshness and pleasant acidity; And 'soft and balanced, with a pleasant feeling citrusy finish.
Grapes: Chardonnay (90%) and Pinot Noir (10%), from the best vineyards of the 19 municipalities of Franciacorta.
Harvest: from mid-August to the first week of September.
Production: 9,000 kg per hectare, with a yield in must of 55%, equivalent to 6,600 bottles per hectare.
Vinification: soft pressing of the grapes and progressive with fractioning of the must; alcoholic fermentation in steel vats.
Maturation: Preparation of the cuvée in the spring following the harvest. Second fermentation in the bottle, followed by aging in contact with its lees for at least 24 months, followed by another 2 months after disgorgement.
"'61" This name was given in honor of the year in which Franco Ziliani, Guido Berlucchi and Giorgio Lanciani created the first classic method of Franciacorta.
FIRST YEAR OF PRODUCTION: 2009