Franciacorta

  • Wine
  • fran-cha-kor-tah

A regional sparkling wine from northern Italy. Made in several styles, using the same method and grapes as Champagne, with the addition of Pinot Blanc.

Sparkling

Primary Flavors

  • Lemon

  • Peach

  • White Cherry

  • Almond

  • Toast

Taste Profile

  • Body: Light
  • Sweetness: Dry
  • Tannin: Low/None
  • Acidity: High
  • Alcohol: 10–11.5% ABV

Handling

  • Glass TypeFlute
  • Decant No
  • Ageability5-10 years
  • Avg Price $30.00

Food Pairing

A fruity sparkling like Franciacorta will pair perfectly with soft ripened cheeses (like brie), dried fruits (like apricot and cherry), and roasted salted nuts.

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