Sparkling wine Contadi Castaldi, Franciacorta Brut DOCG, 375 ml
Franciacorta Brut literally shimmers in the sun and wine bubbles in the glass long play.
Fresh, full, juicy, bright and enveloping taste of the wine is fascinating hints of candied citrus, warm shades of spices, which are emphasized in the final on the nuances of licorice and cinnamon.
The wine has a beautiful aroma with bright and fresh notes of white flowers that develop and envelops the notes of fruit and hints of aniseed, nougat and honey.
The wine is excellent as an aperitif, blends perfectly with desserts and fruits, as well as come to light meals and snacks.
Franciacorta Brut - a vibration of light, movement and transformation delightful happy bubble, the explosion of sensations that will bring real pleasure. Sparkling wins freshness of taste and aroma of candied citrus shades like a return to childhood, and spicy notes envelop its warmth.
Franciacorta Brut is made from a blend of three grape varieties - Chardonnay, Pinot Bianco and Pinot Noir, which are grown in different parts of Franciacorta. The average age of the vines is 15 years. Harvested in late August and early September. After a cold settling grapes gently pressed. Fermentation in stainless steel tanks with yeast lasts 20 days, is also carried out a partial malolactic fermentation. Then the wine is aged 7 months in stainless steel vats and in barriques. After cold stabilization of wine is bottled and aged on the lees has from 18 to 30 months.
Winery Contadi Castaldi is a prime example of how the boldness and courage to find new ways of development have become a true success story. It all began in 1991, when Vittorio Moretti - the owner of the famous winery Bellavista - decided to try his hand at making wine a different style, more complex and innovative. When choosing a company wanted to keep living link with tradition: Contadi once called the county, which were divided land Castaldi family, noble lords who had the legal right to receive the best fruits of each culture.
Kontadi Kostaldi based in hadron - one of the 19 municipalities of Franciacorta. Her approach to winemaking can be considered innovative, has shown a willingness to create modern taste Franciacorta. Studies are at the winery basis of the production process. To improve their knowledge in Kontadi Kostaldi made important pilot projects in collaboration with prestigious research institutions. Laboratory of ideas attracts and retains the best talent in the company of professionals. So, the manager of the company today is a talented young oenologist Gian Luca Uccello, who was trained at the main winery enologist Bellavista - Mattia Vedzola. He skillfully develops the style and taste wines of Franciacorta, creating a fresh, soft and delicate wine with a fine, well-integrated acidity.
Vineyards Kontadi Kostaldi occupy 130 hectares, of which 85% are given under the white grape varieties (Chardonnay, Pinot Blanc), and 15% are given under red (Pinot Noir, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Merlot, Nebbiolo and Barbera). Cellars winery based on 7,000 square meters of covered area, where the complete cycle of winemaking, bottling and extract produced wines.