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Varietals Produced in Franciacorta View all

  • Carmenère

    History of the grape: Carmenère was once widely planted in Bordeaux’s Medoc for its deep color and unique gaminess. I...

  • Pinot Nero

    Pinot Noir synonym, especially in Italy. See Pinot Noir.

  • Pinot Noir

    “With so voluptuous a perfume, so sweet an edge, they make the blood run hot,” Joel Fleischman, wine columnist at Van...

  • Chardonnay

    British wine writer and critic, Jancis Robinson, once noted that throughout the 80’s and 90’s in the United States, C...

  • Cabernet Sauvignon

    “King of the Red Wine Grapes.” The colonizer of the vineyards, pushing native wine grapes into its shadows. The Caber...

  • Pinot Blanc

    History of the grape: Pinot Blanc was first grown in Burgundy and Champagne, France, and can be traced by some source...

Popular Wineries in Franciacorta View all

  • Bella Vista Cellars

    The Bella Vista Ranch, located in the hill country of Wimberley, Texas. Designed to reflect a tra...

  • Bellavista Franciacorta

    Via Bellavista, 5 25030 Erbusco Italia Tel. +39 0307762000 Fax. +39 0307760386 ...

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  • The proper social grouping always makes the difference for that type of ... ... bar where we were hitting Franciacorta and Golan Heights gewurztraminer and Port and Calvados and grappa and espresso . One ambitious member of the group even shelled out $550 for a bottle of Unico. Probably not the best time of night for that bottle... Again, not ... Read More

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  • D, I would not take exception to any of the above.  Including the order in ... ... else is paying. Cava and Franciacorta haven't quite gotten there, IM Read More

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  • Even aside from its historical significance, Dom is a fine wine, though ... ... ... than the best cava and Franciacorta, regardless of what WinePleasures or others want to say. So of course the better stuff is in a category of its own.I tend to drink champagne, muscadet, chablis and picpoul de pinet with oysters, pretty much in that order, wi... Read More

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  • Understand your frustration when you say "I feel this train of thought is ... ... such as Champagne and Franciacorta.Indeed' this can be clearly seen when we publish the results of 50 Great Sparkling Wines of the World and while a Champagne producer comes out on top Cava is up there shouldering with the best.Thanks for keeping this post live ... Read More

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  • Flimsily? The competition has been running since 2011 and you can see the ... ... ... including Champagne and Franciacorta. Will post when we have the publication read Read More

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  • The 50 Great Cava tastings were done blind by a panel of wine experts. Each ... ... such as Champagne and Franciacorta.Happy to give an opinion on any Cavas you may come across in a wine shop provided of course we have tasted i Read More

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  • Wine Pleasures has published the results for its annual wine ... such as Champagne and Franciacorta. Thanks to a synergy with online wine retailers, Decántalo bubble fans can benefit from the luxury of having any or all of the 50 Great Cavas delivered at home or at work.50 Great Cavas will be heavily featured at the International Wine Tourism C... Read More

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  • My own preference would be for Maggiore, Como, or Garda, where the water at the ... the ... have to ship your Franciacorta, Prosecco, Barolo or Barbaresco very far to get it there.&nbs Read More

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  • As a wine educator, I don´t normally do blind tastings with beginner ... ... ... German sekt, or Italian Franciacorta).  I pass out general descriptions before the tasting starts to give them some indication of what to look for. There are enough differences between all the types of sparkling wine for it to be an interesting exercise.  And it ... Read More

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  • Bellavista Alma Franciacorta Cuvée Brut NV

    Snoothrank:

    80% Chardonnay, 19% Pinor Noir, 1% Pinot Blanc.Colour: soft yellow, exellent and persistent perlage.Perfume: simple but balanced, fruity, fresh bread, peanuts, vanilla.Taste: fine and balanced, medium structure and acidity, exellent drinkability. Read More

    Wine review by Silvia Fantoni


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