Lantieri De Paratico "Franciacorta Riserva DOCG" 2012Chardonnay / Pinot noir
Evolved and yeasty. Bread and pastry notes.
The 2012 Franciacorta Riserva DOCG from Lantieri De Paratico has a evolved profile.
Both on the nose and on the palate shows mainly bready, pastry notes.
The bubble is fine, tingly and pleasant on the mouth.
|Estate||Lantieri De Paratico|
Franciacorta Riserva DOCG
|Style||White & Sparkling - Traditional Method|
|Grapes||Chardonnay, Pinot noir|
Green-skinned grape variety used in wine production
Chardonnay is a grape variety with a green skin that is used to make white wine. The grape variety originated in eastern France’s Burgundy wine region, but it is now grown all over the world, from England to New Zealand. Growing Chardonnay is seen as a rite of passage for new and emerging wine regions, as well as an easy entry into the international wine market.Link to here... | Derived from 'Chardonnay' on Wikipedia
Red wine grape variety
Pinot noir is a type of red wine grape that belongs to the Vitis vinifera genus. It’s also probable that the name refers to wines produced mainly from Pinot noir grapes. The name comes from the words “pine” and “black” in French. The name pine refers to the grape variety’s tightly clustered, pine cone-shaped fruit bunches.Link to here... | Derived from 'Pinot noir' on Wikipedia
Geographic region in Italy
The territory of Franciacorta is a part of the Province of Brescia in the Italian Region of Lombardy. It is named after the Latin phrase “franchae curtes,” which means “free from paying duties.” Franciacorta stretches from Mount Orphan in the southwest to the northern shores of Lake Iseo, and from the river Oglio on the western frontier to Brescia on the eastern. Glacial activity formed the physical conformation that is characterized by rolling hills.Link to here... | Derived from 'Franciacorta' on Wikipedia
Wines Related To Franciacorta
Traditional Method is one of the ways winemakers produce sparkling wines. It’s also known as Classical Method, Méthod Classique, Champenoise Method or Méthode Champenoise.
This wine making process is long and laborious but results in some of the most celebrated wines in the world. Traditional method is used to produce Champagne in France, Franciacorta and Trento DOC in Italy, Cava in Spain….
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