A virtue found in the etymology of an ancient word: idem, or being the same. Cuvée Prestige, the essence of Franciacorta, Ca' del Bosco style. A jewel created in 2007 from thirty year's experience. Only the finest Chardonnay (75%), Pinot Nero (15%) and Pinot Bianco (10%) grapes from 134 vineyards, vinified separately and skillfully blended with reserves of the finest vintages (at least 20%) go into the magical rite of Cuvée creation. It will take 28 months of refinement on yeasts before this wine is ready to express all its richness and identity. A classic, well-balanced Franciacorta, pleasantly fresh and crisp. Perfect for any occasion.
Chardonnay 75%, Pinot Bianco 10%, Pinot Nero 15%.
Vines per hectare:
7,500 kilograms of grapes, equivalent to 4,730 litres of wine (must-to-fruit ratio 63%)
Period of harvest:
First and second ten days of August
Only after a maturation period that averages 25 months will this Franciacorta be ready to express all the sumptuous depth of its personality. Disgorgement takes place in the absence of oxygen using a unique system designed and patented by Ca’ del Bosco
From April to June of the year after the harvest
Straw yellow with gold nuances
Unique aromatic profile with spicy notes of spearmint and fresh oregano leaf that pop to the top
Beyond those vertical aromas are heavier tones of stone fruit, honeydew melon and blanched almond
Perfect as aperitif, also ideal with light hors d’oeuvres or a meal based on fish and vegetarian dishes