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Quintessence is the Franciacorta “made to think”, live, by changing perfumes that evolve in the glass to give, to every sip, a new emotion. It is the Franciacorta quintessence of Franciacorta, the “extract” of a terroir is varied, but with a unicum that makes him recognizable: a concentrate of territory, technique, and passion.
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Born in 2005, thanks to a harvest accomplice: in the cellar came the ripe grapes, concentrated, ideal for bases Franciacorta of great complexity, true to their varietal identity. Were squeezed Chardonnay hand-harvested from vineyards mature, willing to donate long-lived wines. The following spring, was created an assembly where the elegance of Chardonnay predominasse on the structure made from Pinot noir grapes. The refinement was to be extended to five years on the lees, and the caliber of Franciacorta such as to support a very lowest dosage, Extra Brut. He was born the Quintessence, the culmination of the Antica Fratta project, the quintessence of its history and its territory. Seven thousand copies only, presented in a precious box.
|The cellar||Ancient Fratta|
|Vines and plants||Chardonnay 80%, Pinot Nero 20%|
|Production area||Monticelli Brusati (BS)|
|Vinification||Early September when the grapes reach the ideal sugar ripeness, preserving fresh and dynamic acidity that guarantee great evolutions over time.|
|Maturation||Over 70 months after harvest, of which at least 60 months on the lees. After disgorgement, the bottles still rest in the cellar for at least another 10 months.|
|Name||Antica Fratta Franciacorta DOCG|
|Service temperature||6 ° / 8 °|
|Alcohol content in %Vol||13.0|
|Pairings||Franciacorta for every occasion, from great aperitifs to tasty shellfish and fish lunches. Excellent with meats and cheeses.|