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Franciacorta Extra Brut Reserve DOCG Palazzo Lana Extreme 2008 - Berlucchi (wood box)
Franciacorta Extra Brut Reserve DOCG Palazzo Lana Extreme 2008 - Berlucchi (wood box)
Franciacorta Extra Brut Reserve DOCG Palazzo Lana Extreme 2008 - Berlucchi (wood box)
Franciacorta Extra Brut Reserve DOCG Palazzo Lana Extreme 2008 - Berlucchi (wood box)
Franciacorta Extra Brut Reserve DOCG Palazzo Lana Extreme 2008 - Berlucchi (wood box)
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Franciacorta Extra Brut Reserve DOCG Palazzo Lana Extreme 2008 - Berlucchi (wood box)

Franciacorta Extra Brut Reserve DOCG 'Palazzo Lana Extreme' 2008 - Berlucchi (wood box)

The 'Palazzo Lana Extreme' by Berlucchi is a Franciacorta Extra Brut Riserva. It is a vintage blanc de noir produced in the best vintages starting from Pinot Noir grapes in purity. The base wine is aged in oak barriques for 6 months in contact with the yeasts. The wine remains at least 7 years in contact with the yeasts. Precious, of great elegance and long prospects.

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THE WINE

The 'Palazzo Lana Extreme' by Berlucchi is a Franciacorta Extra Brut Riserva. It is a vintage blanc de noir produced in the best vintages starting from Pinot Noir grapes in purity. The base wine is aged in oak barriques for 6 months in contact with the yeasts. The wine remains at least 7 years in contact with the yeasts. Precious, of great elegance and long prospects.

THE COMPANY

In 1955, young and irrepressible oenologist Franco Ziliani directed that query to Guido Berlucchi, a country gentleman who was looking for a consultant who could improve his Pinot del Castello, and what he found instead was a partner for an adventure in fine taste that would profoundly transform the destiny of Franciacorta.

Ziliani was fascinated by the elegant figure of Berlucchi, by his handsome mansion, Palazzo Lana Berlucchi, and by its ancient underground cellars. His youthful dream was to produce a classic-method wine in his native area, Franciacorta, and he boldly proposed to Berlucchi the idea of making a sparkling wine in a winegrowing area long dedicated to still table wines.

Berlucchi accepted, and the two pioneers joined forces with Berlucchi’s friend Giorgio Lanciani. The challenge was taken up, and, after some less-than-satisfactory vintages, 1961 finally saw the corking of three thousand bottles of Pinot di Franciacorta. When the corks were drawn the following year, the wine met all their expectations. Franciacorta was born!

In 1962, Ziliani created Italy’s first classic-method rosé, Max Rosé, inspired by Massimiliano Imbert, a Milan-based antiquarian friend of Berlucchi’s who prized the French sparkling rosés and desired an Italian rosé that would satisfy his refined taste. Max Rosé’s name, appearance, and taste completely won him over.

BRL-P.LANA-EXTREME2008
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Data sheet

Country
Italy
Region
Lombardy
Vintage - Cuvée
2008, Millésime
Designation
Franciacorta DOCG
Grape / Raw material
pinot noir
Alcohol Content
12% vol.
Size
750 ml.
Packaging
Wood Box
Tasting
Perlage: persistent and fine.Color: straw-yellow with a copper-colored veining.Bouquet: intense, complex and fine, with hints of exotic and ripe fruit.Taste: body but sinuous, fresh and clean, sapid and very persistent.
Food matches
Rice & Risotto, White Meat, Fish plates, All Meal, Aged Cheese
Service temperature
10° - 12° C.
Suggested glass
Flùte transparent
Aging Class
Reserve
Sparkling Wines: Blend
Blanc de Noirs
Sparkling Wines: Dosage
Extra Brut
Special Features
Historical Vintages
Product Category
Sparkling

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