Franciacorta D.O.C.G. "Pas Dosé"
GRAPES: Chardonnay 80%; Pinot Nero 20%
GRAPES PROVENANCE: Gussago Province of Brescia
TYPE OF AREA: Hill, 250 – 300 asl
TYPE OF SOYL: Calcareous – Argillaceous
PLANT SYSTEM: Guyot, Spurred rope
GRAPE HARVEST: second half of August , with meticulous selection of the bunch before squeezing
AVERAGE YIELD FOR Ha: 70 ql/ha; 46 hl/ha
WINE MAKING: the must is obtained by the soft pressing of the grapes and then is collected in stainless steel tanks where the first alcoholic formation starts. The temperatures are kept to 15-16° C in order to enhance the aromas and the taste of the wine. The “cuvee” Le Cantorie is obtained only in the finest vintages through the careful blending of wines stored both in stainless steel tanks (80%) and in small oak barrels (20%) up to 8 months.
DRAUGHT: April – may
PERMANENCE ON YEASTS: 60 months
ATMOSPHERES IN THE BOTTLE: circa 6 atm
PRODUCTION: 3.500 bottle
ALCOHOL DEGREE: 13 % vol