Wine Enthusiast rated their Franciacorta Brut Nature Riserva 2012 and Franciacorta Brut Alla Moda with respectively 94 and 92 Points.
Franciacorta Brut Nature Riserva 2012
Grapes: 100% Pinot Noir
Colour: Dark yellow, fine perlage.
Nose: Green walnut husk, biscuit and laurel.
Taste: Rich, complex, acidic and dry. Final notes of vanilla.
Food pairings: ideal with elaborate dishes, fish and red meat.
Franciacorta Brut Alla Moda
Grapes: 90% Chardonnay, 10% Pinot Noir
Colour: straw yellow with a slight hint of green, abundant foam and extremely fine perlage.
Nose: there are clear, sustained floral hints alongside the traditional bread crust and more delicate hints of peach and apple, and it has remarkable freshness and minerality.
Taste: grapefruit and tangerine and a final toasty note.
Food pairings: ideal as aperitif, very good with raw fish.
Located in Adro among the splendid hills of Franciacorta, in a 15th century farmhouse, Monzio Compagnoni Azienda Agricola is today considered one of the most dynamic wineries operating in the Franciacorta and Bergamasco wine sector.
34 ha. of Chardonnay, Pinot Bianco, Pinot Grigio, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Pinot Nero and Moscato di Scanzo.
For more info please check the website of the producer (in Italian)