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Ferghettina Franciacorta Brut DOCG

NV

In a Nutshell

Soft and persistent with hints of white flowers and hazelnuts. Easy-drinking and approachable.

Tasting Notes

An exuberant, confident and bright style - lively and very approachable with a citrus fruits - golden apple character which is at the same time both incisive yet quite gentle.

Production Notes

The alcoholic fermentation is carried out in stainless steel tank at controlled temperature between 16 and 18 °C with selected yeast. Tirage is done in spring time of the following year, the wine spends 24 month ageing on the lees. At disgorgement 7 grams/litre of sugar is added

Grape Blend

95%

Chardonnay

5%

Pinot Noir

Producer - Azienda Agricola Ferghettina

One of the emerging estates in Italy’s booming sparkling wine sector. Roberto Gatti spent 20 years as cellarmaster and viticulturalist at Bellavista, one of the early pioneers of the Franciacorta region, before creating Ferghettina in 1990.

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Ferghettina Franciacorta Brut DOCG

Detailed Information

Type

Sparkling Wine

Country

Italy

Region

Lombardy

Vintage

NV

Size

0.75L

ABV

12.5%

Grape

Chardonnay, Pinot Noir

Vinification

Vegan, Vegetarian

Closure

Champagne Cork

£20.70

Press Quotes & Awards

A classic interpretation of the NV style. Fresh and minerally on the nose with delicate notes of salty lemons. Zippy palate, with limey Chardonnay character and the savoury herby-grassy twist of Franciacorta at the end. Excellent value

Richard Baudains, Decanter magazine: Top 20 Italian Sparkling Wines, January 2016

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