Franciacorta Magnificentia 2016 - Uberti
- Winery: Uberti
- Vintage : 2016
- Origin : Lombardy
- Denomination: Franciacorta DOCG
- Grapes: Chardonnay 100%
- Serving temperature : 8-10 ° C
- Alcohol volume : 13%
- Format : 0.75 L
- Moment to taste it: Aperitif and dinners
- Pairings: Fish-based dishes
- Blowup Rating : 8/10
The Magnificentia by Uberti is a Franciacorta Satèn Millesimato that comes from 100% Chardonnay grapes. An elegant and velvety sparkling wine ideal to serve during aperitifs or dinners to accompany fish-based menus. Its name is a tribute to the magnificence of the sun which, thanks to its light and heat, makes the grapes ripen.
In the glass, Uberti's Magnificentia has a straw yellow color crossed by a fine and persistent bubble and a soft and creamy froth . The nose gives off floral aromas and woody scents . In the mouth it is complex with hints of bread crust , while on the finish it is clean and dry .
After a scrupulous selection, the clusters are harvested manually and lightly pressed. Subsequently the must ferments partly in natural oak vats and partly in French oak barriques and the rest in steel . The refermentation of Uberti's Magnificentia takes place in the bottle according to the classic method . After which the sparkling wine ages for over 40 months on the lees , and is finally bottled. Before being put on the market, this Franciacorta rests for a further 6 months in the bottle .