Faccoli Franciacorta Brut DOCG- Top Italian Champagne

£22.00

Faccoli Franciacorta Brut DOCG,a top Italian champagne from the Faccoli family. Faccoli has 4.5 hectares of vineyards on the rocky red clay and limestone slopes of Mount Orfano, the oldest mountain in Francaicorta. The northern side get the influence of the cold and humid winds from the Iseo lake, The southern side, where Coccaglio is, has a mediterranean climate.

The wine is produced using the traditional champagne method except zero Dosage is added with second fermentation brought about wholly from the local yeasts. The result is an outstanding wine is  dry with deep mineral notes, medium bodied with  and a lively fragrant mousse of peaches and lemon flavours. Ideal as an aperitif, for celebrations and with most foods; absolutely excellent with fish and chips.

Released from the cellar after 3 years, it tastes even better after 10.

Clear selection

Grape varieties
Chardonnay, Pinot Blanc and Pinot Noir
Label
Faccoli Franciacorta Brut DOCG
Region
Franciacorta, Coccaglio, Lombardy
Winery
Faccoli
Style
Sparkling Brut
Quality rating
DOCG
Vintage
NV
Residual sugar
8 g/l
Alcohol
12.5%

Vineyard

Climate
Continental but with Mediterranean influences
Soil
Red clay, limestone, pebbles

Winemaking

Winemaking
Traditional champagne method
Ageing
Cellared 36 months before release

Best at...

Service temperature
6°C
When to drink
Ready to drink now, but best after 10 years