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Monday, all in Franciacorta!

by Friday, April 29, 2011

A pleasant afternoon with the chance to taste the Curtefranca Doc and Igt Sebino products from 23 companies of Franciacorta. Back the 2 may the event Curtefranca a Doc to discover, in its second edition after the success of the 2009 the monastery of Annunciata di Rovato and for the first time in Brescia, in the splendid setting of the Mille Miglia Museum of St. Euphemia.

Here the Consorzio per la tutela del Franciacorta, the event organizer, will the tasting tables where these will learn over 70 among the best red and white wines produced in the.

Curtefranca: a young newborn name

Heir to the tradition of still wines produced in Franciacorta, the Curtefranca Doc is still the 20% wine production. Were 2.600.000 Curtefranca bottled bottles in 2010, with an area of over claimed 300 hectares.

The name Curtefranca is born with the introduction, in 2008, the new production, which has changed its name, replacing the previous Terre di Franciacorta.

The new standard is born with the intention of enhancing the Carmenère, historically this variety in Franciacorta, and introduced a series of new regulations to promote qualitative growth.

"Despite the continued growth, the critical acclaim and continued in recent years public from Franciacorta – explains Maurizio Zanella, President of the Consorzio per la tutela del Franciacorta – the still wines of the territory covered by Doc Curtefranca remain a solid reality which is the satisfaction of consumers and offers qualitative peaks of excellence ".

 

Useful information

The event will take place from 15 at 20 of 2 may.

The entrance fee is 5 euro.

Each visitor will receive a chalice for the wine tasting upon payment of a deposit of 5 euro.

The program of the event is available on the website www.franciacorta.net .

 

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