It comes from our Grand Cru vineyards planted with Chardonnay and Pinot Noir grapes. After 7 months for the first fermentation in small steel tanks, it rests for about 30 months, aging, maturing and refermenting in the bottle, in contact with selected lees, in the darkness and silence of the Cellar.
A Franciacorta Brut with complex scents and flavours, yet an ideal balance that makes it a perfect sensory experience for everyone. A strong taste, also due to his prolonged stay on the lees, usually more than double the time it’s required by Franciacorta specifications, in order to obtain an original and intriguing product, with variegated fragrances.
Our Noble Cuvée portrays the elegance of Ca’ d’Or taste. It has a bright golden yellow colour, with pale green highlights. Made in purity, gives aromas of bread crust, fresh fruit and shades of dried figs on the nose. The taste left on the palate, however, is fresh and sapid, with a hint of citrus grapefruit, and it’s harmoniously combined with a great body.
Very fine bubbles and refined elegance. The finish is long and perfectly balanced.
the shape is as original as it is useful for the process of aging in the wine cellar; in fact, its greater surface area permits more contact between the liquid and the lees, allowing the sediment to release essential substances that enhance the expressive bouquet of our Franciacorta and consequently improve its taste and nose characteristics. The date 1501 marked in relief on the glass, recalls the long history of the Ca’ d’Or brand.
Class A white glass for food products.
Decoration: water colours etched on glass by means of a printing technique using steel frames to transfer the colour directly onto the bottle. The colours used are thermally fused and, after cooking at 600/620 °C, the screen printing is permanent. The colours and processing meet standards for use with food products, and are non-toxic. The metallic bronze colour of the mask, together with the collar in black, identify the type of wine in the bottle.
Cork: an extremely high-quality achromatic cork made of cork microgranules from raw materials selected to preserve the taste of the wine.
Wine Technical Data Sheet
Type of wine: Franciacorta D.O.C.G. Brut Bottle volume: 750 ml – 1500 ml Grapes: 90% Chardonnay, 10% Pinot Nero Origin: vineyards located on the slopes of hills of Adro (BS) Italy, on a particularly well-exposed and breezy plot of stony soil that is moderately calcareous and well-drained. Growing systems: spurred cordon Plant density: 5000 vines/ettaro Yeld: 100 q/grapes/hectare Wine yield: 60% = 60 hl/ha Average age of vines: 20 years Harvest period: end of August, beginning of September The grapes are harvested by hand, then transported and processed the same day Winemaking:
Cold static decantation
Inoculation with selected yeasts
20 days fermentation in stainless steel AISI 316
Partial malolactic fermentation First aging: 7 months in steel tanks Stabilization: cold static Aging on the lees: 30 months in the bottle on average Aging after disgorgement: 4-6 months Alcohol: 12,5% vol.
Sensory characteristics as determined by an enologist: Sight: brilliant golden-yellow colour with greenish highlights Smell: aromas of bread crust and dried fruit, with hints of hazelnuts and dried figs On the palate: fresh and fruity flavour, with a slight hint of citrus grapefruit. Great body Perlage: refined elegance and extremely fine evanescence Finish: long-lasting, marked and perfectly balanced back palate Serve with: Excellent as an aperitif and as an all-round wine Serving temperature: 6/8°C