Franciacorta


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.

Primary Flavors

  • Lemon
  • Peach
  • White Cherry
  • Almond
  • Toast

Taste Profile

Dry

Light Body

None Tannins

High Acidity

10–11.5% ABV

Handling


  • SERVE
    38–45°F / 3-7°C

  • GLASS TYPE
    Flute

  • DECANT
    No

  • CELLAR
    5–10 Years

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.

Wine Simplified

Wine Simplified

Learn color, styles, glassware, serving temperature and more on this stunning poster.

Buy Now

About Madeline Puckette

James Beard Award-winning author and Wine Communicator of the Year. I co-founded Wine Folly to help people learn about wine. @WineFolly