Franciacorta Satèn Brut DOCG La Valle
Price per bottle 0,75l
Satèn, a name that evokes the delicacy of silk, a unique wine because it can be made only in Franciacorta, in a marvelous La Valle interpretation. A brilliant marriage of only white grapes, Chardonnay and Pinot Bianco, that is distinguished by its incredible finesse. Saten sparkling wine rests in the darkness and silence of the La Valle cellars for at least 30 months.
It takes its name from the winery’s main property, La Valle (bought by the family’s ancestors in long-ago 1890, as a notary deed of the time demonstrates) which has always been a vineyard.La Valle Satèn, a masterpiece of elegance, the definition of Franciacorta.
La Valle, owned by the Pezzola family, is in Rodengo Saiano in the heart of the beautiful hills of Franciacorta. It is located in a region particularly well suited for viticulture, near a famous Olivetan monastery of the 11th century, a few kilometers from Lake Iseo and Brescia in Lombardy. The historic wine-cellar, old and evocative, inside the characteristic family manor dating back to the 1400s is a quiet place of peace and tranquility where the prestigious and exclusive bottles of vintage and reserve wines rest and age; it has now also become a place for receiving visitors and organizing tastings, wine events, and guided tours of the winery. In 2010 La Valle® completed work on their new wine cellar, a model of innovative modern technology, dedicated primarily to the winemaking process. In this way poetry and technique come together and the past and the future meet, each demonstrating its own charms, to create a work of art. La Valle: a fascinating world to discover, full of unique and unforgettable sensations.
Wine FeaturesWinery: La Valle Italia
Grapes Used: 75% Chardonnay
25% Pinot Bianco
Style: A brilliant marriage of only white grapes, Chardonnay and Pinot Bianco, that is distinguished by its incredible finesse.
Vinification: Average time between harvest and pressing: 2 hours. Soft pressing of whole grapes after further sorting of clusters. Vinification in supervised temperature-controlled inox tanks. Secondary fermentation: minimum 24 months at controlled temperature on lees.
Ageing: Aged for 6-8 months in inox tanks from September to April with the exception of a small percentage, 6-8%, which passes a brief period in small oak barrels.
Bottle Size: 0.75l
Taste: A magical sparkling wine that gently caresses the palate.
Aroma: A seductive and delicious brut, fresh, soft, silky, gently fruity and floral, a perfect poem of scents, a symphony of pleasant notes that embrace the senses like a walk in the moonlight.
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