Here is what the editors of the Italian Wine Merchants newsletter had to say this week about the Barone Pizzini Franciacorta Brut:
It’s almost always the right occasion for a sparkling wine, and this organically grown, artisanally made Franciacorta is the closest thing you can find to Champagne in Italy. Founded in 1870, Barone Pizzini was the first grower in Franciacorta to go completely organic. Franciacorta is the only region in Italy to produce its sparkling wines in the méthode champenoise, or following Champagne protocol where the secondary fermentation takes place in the bottle. This Italian invocation of the French favorite blanc de blanc Champagne is a mono-varietal Chardonnay and offers gentle bubbles and lively palate of tropical fruits, orange marmalade and candied ginger. Today, we’re delighted to offer the BEST PRICE in the country on Franciacorta from Barone Pizzini, one of Franciacorta’s most diligent, earth-friendly and committed producers. It’s a delicious, artisanal sparkling wine that you’ll want to have on hand for every occasion that requires some festivity.
Why Buy This Wine:
– No doubt about it, Champagne produces the greatest sparkling wine in the world, but at just over $37, this Franciacorta offers some relief to the expense concomitant with a bottle of Champagne.
– This organically grown mono-varietal Pinot Nero sparkler gets extensive aging on its lees, giving it delicious toasty notes.
– A beautiful blush in the glass with a gentle, persistent mousse, this Brut sparkler offers a delicious palate of tropical fruits, orange jam, brioche and candied ginger.
– IWM is proud to offer the current release and disgorgement of this artisanal, organic methode Champenoise sparkler the BEST PRICE in the country.
Based in New York, Italian Wine Merchants is the premier retailer of Italian wine in the U.S. today.
THANK YOU, Italian Wine Merchants!