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Varietals Produced in Franciacorta View all

  • Cabernet Sauvignon

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

  • Pinot Nero

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

  • Pinot Blanc

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

  • Chardonnay

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

  • Carmenère

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

  • Pinot Noir

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

Popular Wineries in Franciacorta View all

  • Bellavista Franciacorta

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

  • Bella Vista Cellars

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

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  • Cavalleri Franciacorta Blanc de Blanc Brut


    Golden baked apple and pear aromas with notes of citrus, tart lemon and grapefruit. On the palate this is dry as a bone and austere with puckeringly tart lemon and grapefruit notes, steely minerality and fresh acidity. Ripe melon, refreshing citrus zest and a short finish of biscuit dough. Read More

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  • Monte Rossa Franciacorta Cabochon Brut 2011


    Toasted marshmallow and oak notes on the nose with pie crust and warm biscuit aromas with hints of baked apple. Smooth and creamy texture on entry with a lively mid palate of lemon zest, sharp acidity and honey butter, this is full of fruit flavors of apple and pear, grapefruit pith and a touch of smoke that lingers on an earthy tingling sourdou... Read More

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  • Antica Fratta Essence Saten Franciacorta


    Crisp, light aromas of honeycomb, flower petal and citrus zest with hints of toasted hazelnut. Creamy on the very dry palate with a zesty bite of acidity and a lovely effervescent palate with fresh peach, apricot and melon fruit on the mid palate trending towards yeasty and buttery notes of toasted coconut, brioche, smoky oak and a hint of espre... Read More

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  • Lantieri Cuvee Brut Franciacorta


    Lemon curd and tart grapefruit aromas are fresh and appealing. This is very dry, brightly acidic and racy with tart green apple, grapefruit and searing lemon notes on the palate - by the time the acidity fades theres a pleasant toast and a note of brioche with a melon and lime zest finish. Read More

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  • Bellavista Brut Rose Franciacorta 2011


    Tart sour cherry and strawberry aromas with notes of dried garden herb and light toast. Creamy, refreshing and delicately flavorful on the palate while delivering a zesty fresh spice and bright acidity throughout - this is easy and approachable with notes of cherry, cranberry and fresh ripe strawberry, finishing with a short but memorable floral... Read More

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  • Ricci Curbastro Extra Brut Franciacorta 2012


    Elegant lemon and peach notes with hints of grapefruit and persimmon. Tart and creamy on the palate, well blended with grapefruit and melon fruit, fresh Meyer lemon and a hazelnut, yeasty biscuit note on the mid palate. This is zesty and lively on the palate with bold texture and wild acidity, a touch of garden herb towards the long orange peel ... Read More

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  • Majolini Altera Brut Rose Franciacorta 2016


    Clean and classic aromas of strawberry, watermelon and cherry with a hint of roasted chestnut and a pastry note of cherry pie. Explosive on the palate with bold acidity and dark rich fruit notes of black cherry and ripe strawberry, a creamy mousse overlaid with gripping tannins coming through adding some depth and plenty of texture through to th... Read More

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  • Villa Extra Blu Extra Brut Franciacorta 2012


    Deep gold color, toasted almond and hazelnut aromas with rich and creamy yeast and drawn butter notes, fresh green apple and baked pear fruit. In the mouth this is round, full and firm with zesty acidity on the attack and a creamy aged cheese note welling up from the center adorned with notes of raw honey, toasted bread and grapefruit with dried... Read More

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  • Ca' del Bosco Dosage Zero Franciacorta 2012


    Lots of dark toast, hazelnut and almond aromas with a green apple fruit note and smoky yeast. Tart and zesty on the palate with fresh fruit flavors of green apple, pear and golden berries, bold and assertive and quite smoky towards the finish. This has equal parts spice, bright acidity and toasty yeast notes on the mid palate that mellow towards... Read More

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  • Franciacorta Saten Millesimato Brut Franca Contea 2011


    No written review

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