Cavalleri Franciacorta Blanc de Blancs Brut
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Grapes : Chardonnay 100%
Bottle : 75 cl
The cuvèe is a blend of wines from the DOCG hillside vineyards around Erbusco. Most of the wines are from the harvest preceding tirage, while approximately 30% are older vintages cellared at cool temperatures.The Brut is the perfect standard-bearer of our DOCG Franciacorta wines, eloquently expressing our dedication to producing Blanc de Blancs of great elegance and finesse, wines with considerable cellaring potential.Technical Data First release: 1979 Bottles produced: 132.000 bottles (0,75 lt) and 7.000 Magnum (1,5 lt) Average production per vineyards: 90 quintals per hectar Yeld of wine: 55% (55l of wine per quintal of wine) Cuvée: Chardonnay 100% , of which 65% from the harvest 2009, 26% from 2008, 9% from 2007; fermented in stainless steel (90%), large oak casks (5%) and old barriques (5%). Tirage: 11-19 May 2010 Aging on lees: At least 2 years Remuage: Manual , it last 4 weeks Degorgement: 9 dégorgement, from March 2012 to February 2013, the liqueur d’expédition has a dosage 3 gr/lt of sugar and 15 mg/lt sulphite.