2014 1701 Franciacorta Brut Nature
1701 Franciacorta Brut Nature is Italy’s answer to Champagne. It’s made in the traditional method. Just like Champagne. It’s made from Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. Just like Champagne. And wouldn’t you know it, it tastes just like Champagne. If it’s made right.
1701 is really the only producer in the appellation who is doing things right. They are working biodynamically – they’re even a member of the prestigious Renaissance des Appellation – they make their wines bone dry without dosage, and they work without additions. Our kinds of guys.