Feudi Branciforti dei Bordonaro

Jolie Charmat

From the rows of the estate of Gelso Grande, after a soft pressing of the grapes best, comes a perfect sparkling wine that can give hints refined and graceful elegance. Dedicated to the most demanding wine lovers, you grant to the nose with a bouquet of delicate, intense and rich, floral and fruity, with hints of white peach, elderflower and citrus. Perfect companion for a dinner by candlelight, with a preference for matching overture of crustaceans and fish main dishes of the Mediterranean, very interesting combination with fish and seafood.

Tasting notes:
• Color: bright straw yellow, perlage fine-grained, dense and persistent with creamy froth
• Bouquet: intense and rich, floral and fruity, with hints of white peach, elderflower and citrus
• Palate: very soft and fresh, harmonious and elegant, fruity and rich, with good persistence and length
• Features: Excellent as aperitif it goes very well whit desserts and pastries, shortbread, tarts and fruit salads.

  • Classification: VS
  • Variety Cuvée of native white grape varieties
  • Production area: Trapani countryside – Gelso Grande estate
  • Soil: Medium mixture tending to limestone
  • Exposure: North (300 mt. a.s.l.)
  • Training System: Vertical trellis with Guyot pruning
  • Plants per Ha: n° 4.000/4500
  • Yeld per Ha: 7.000/7500 kg
  • Harvest: Hand picking in cases
  • Dosage: Extra Dry
  • Fermentation 18° Celsius
  • Winemaking: Soft pressing of whole grapes and fermentation at controlled temperature for the part of the must obtained from neutral grapes. The musts obtained from aromatic grapes are immediately chilled and stored at 0 ° C. Waiting to be added to the wine in the process of sparkling wine in an autoclave to make the sparkling wine finished fruity flavors and natural sweetness.
  • Aging: Two months on the lees after the fermentation (prize de mousse)
  • Bottle Aging: 1 month
  • Alcoholic grade: 12% vol.
  • PH: 3,14 (medium)
  • Total Acidity: 6,60 g/l (medium)
  • I° Vintage: 2015
  • Formats: 75 cl bottle
  • Service Temperature: 8°C
  • Suggested glass: large sparkling