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Varietals Produced in Franciacorta View all

  • Pinot Nero

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

  • Carmenère

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

  • Cabernet Sauvignon

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

  • 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...

  • 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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  • 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

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    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


  • Castello Bonomi Cru Perdu Franciacorta Saten DOCG Case of 6 Bottles NV

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    The best Saten I ever tasted. Really different and enchanting Read More

    Wine review by mark


  • Antica Fratta Franciacorta Essence Brut 2008

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    Wine review by mark


  • Antica Fratta Franciacorta Essence Brut 2008

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    Pale salmon color. Lovely on the nice with subtly aromas of sugared raspberries, freshly baked yeast dough, walnuts and raisins. Somewhat coarse mousse and a modestly high dosage makes this a bit rough on the palate. Acids kick in on the midpalate lending freshness to the recd cherry and brioche flavors though this does remains a bit aggressive ... Read More

    Wine review by Gregory Dal Piaz


  • Fratelli Berlucchi Franciacorta Brut 2008

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    Wine review by mark


  • Fratelli Berlucchi Franciacorta Brut 2008

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    Yeasty and heathery on the nose with nuanced dried citrus peel and green hazelnut aromas over a deep base of honeycomb. Broad and bright on entry with a lovely white bread and yeasty entry that lead to a fresh palate filled with yellow apple, candied tangerine and lemon curd flavors. This is bright, moderately light and attractively creamy wit... Read More

    Wine review by Gregory Dal Piaz


  • Montenisa Franciacorta Brut NV

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  • Montenisa Franciacorta Brut NV

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    Fruity and bright on the nose with warm candle wax and prosciutto fat accents over a base of lightly spicy and buttery apple pie filling. A little on the rough edge side with the mousse, this is firm, dry and precise with lovely purity on the palate. The flavors are a bit earthy with hints of dried flowers and herbal tea accenting the core of gr... Read More

    Wine review by Gregory Dal Piaz


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