Franciacorta D.O.C.G. "Brut"
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 light pressing of the selected grapes and is subsequently collected into steel thermal conditioned tanks where the first alcoholic fermentation takes place, controlled at low temperatures (15-16 °C) as to enhance the perfumes and the delicacy of the wine. After 8 months from the grape harvest, the Brut of Le Cantorie is prepared and bottled, by attentively following the classic method of Franciacorta.
PERMANENCE ON YEASTS: For a minimum of 30 months before pour off.
ATMOSPHERES IN THE BOTTLE: circa 6 atm
PRODUCTION: 18.000 bottle
ALCOHOL DEGREE: 13 % vol