Berlucchi ‘61 Franciacorta Brut DOCG

Berlucchi, a pioneer producer of Classic Method wines and a benchmark for organic viticulture in Franciacorta, launched, as early as 2000, a sustainability project that has won many followers in the Franciacorta growing area. Today, every single Berlucchi estate vineyard, and almost all the vineyards of its independent grape growers, are certified organic.
Generous fragrances and a pleasingly crisp acidity characterize this cuvée of 90% Chardonnay ad 10% Pinot Noir. The grapes are grown from the best vineyards in the 19 municipal areas of Franciacorta.
The aperitif wine preferred by those who can appreciate the qualities of the classic.
First vintage produced in 2009.

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VARIETALS
90% Chardonnay, 10% Pinot Nero

VINTAGE
NV

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Description

TECHNICAL DATA
Alcohol 12.5%
Residual sugar 7 g/l
Total acidity 7 g/l
pH 3.14

APPEARANCE
Straw-yellow with greenish highlights.
Soft mousse with fine, lingering bead.

NOSE
Crisp, rich and elegant, fairly lengthy, with apple and pear fruit and a pleasing citrus hint in the finish.

PALATE
Displays exceptional freshness and zesty acidity with velvet texture and fine balance, concluding with appealing notes of citrus.

AGEING
Second fermentation in the bottles and maturation “sur lie” for a minimum of 24 months followed by an additional 2 months after disgorgement.

PAIRING
Perfect as an aperitif and throughout the meal, pairing beautifully with ravioli and fresh-water fish.
It brings out the best qualities of dishes based on rice, pasta, white meats, fresh and medium-aged cheese.

READINESS FOR DRINKING
Drink now through 2021.

RATINGS

92pts 
92pts 

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