Franciacorta DOCG: The appellation is located in the countryside just north of the city of Brescia delimited to the east by the hills of Rodengo, Ome, Gussago and Cellatica, to the north by the southern shores of Lake Iseo and the Rhaetian Alps, to the west by the Oglio river and finally to the south by Monte Orfano.
TYPES: White Wine, Rosé Wine
VERSIONS: Riserva – (Wine subjected to aging), Pas-dosé sparkling wine – (Sugar residue less than 1 gram / liter), Extra-brut sparkling wine – (Sugar residual less than 6 grams / liter), Brut sparkling wine – (Residual sugar less than 15 grams / liter), Extra-dry sparkling wine – (Sugar residue from 12 to 20 grams / liter), Dry sparkling wine- (Sugar residue from 18 to 35 grams / liter), Sparkling wine Demi-sec – (Sugar residual from 33 to 50 grams / liter)
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