Franciacorta Brut 'Animante' Barone Pizzini

Franciacorta Brut 'Animante' Barone Pizzini

Franciacorta, Italy
Barone Pizzini - NV
Product Code: BIL01
Grape: Chardonnay, Pinot Blanc, Pinot Noir
Size: 75cl
Alcohol: 12%

This elegant northern Italian sparkling blend of Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Pinot Bianco is subtly perfumed with green apple and lime fruits with the lovely toasty edge that you would expect from a wine that has spent two years being aged on its lees. The bubbles aren't overly effervescent which makes it one of those sparkling wines that you can enjoy as an apéritif as much as with lightly flavoured foods.

90 Points - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate - 'Made with organically-farmed fruit, the non-vintage Franciacorta Brut Animante is a plush and textured sparkling wine that peels back slowly to reveal...

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Barone Pizzini

The Pizzini family arrived in Franciacorta in the 1870s.  Since then, the estates  have passed through many generations of the same family, until in the 1990s a group of local wine entrepreneurs, bought the estate and started to invest in the business putting people, and the environment first. Organic techniques followed and soon they expanded their horizons by investing and buying new properties in the Maremma Toscana area and in the Marche, Castelli di Jesi. With a full range of wines from three important wine regions of Italy, Barone Pizzini are a dynamic, quality driven group whose wines are enjoying increasing recognition. We are very pleased to be working with more of their wines in the UK this year.

Customer Reviews

Enjoyable Review by London
Enjoyable bottle! (Posted on 02/11/2016)
new year's fizz Review by treacle
Great wine to pop for a celebration. Has the class of Champagne and the drinkability of Prosecco - perfect! (Posted on 08/01/2016)
Lovely suitable New Year's Eve pre tipple Review by Julie
Delicious subtle fresh zesty not too bubbly bubbles (Posted on 31/12/2015)
Excellent Review by Delatte
Seriously good fizz - why bother with champagne? (Posted on 13/05/2015)

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