• "Corte del Lupo" Rosso Curtefranca DOC 2017

      “Corte del Lupo” Rosso Curtefranca DOC 2017

      2017 is the second vintage of the "new" Curtefranca Rosso. It is a journey into the past of the region and the winery. This cuvée combines in a very harmonious way the fruitiness of the Merlot with the elegance of the Cabernet Franc and the fullness of the Carménère grape. A third of Cabernet Sauvignon provides backbone, structure and stability and ensures good ageing potential. Dark ruby garnet, in the nose an inviting blackberry and cherry scent with a sweet spicy note. On the palate a lively, powerful fruit and juicy tannin, already well balanced. SUPERIORE.DE

      This vintage has not been rated yet.
      The 2016 vintage received the following awards:

      • Bibenda:
      • James Suckling:93 points
      • Grape Varieties: 38% Merlot, 33% Cabernet Sauvignon, 22% Cabernet Franc, 7% Carmenere
      • Cultivation: close to nature
      • Expansion: 12-18 months barrique/tonneau
      • Vegan Clearing: yes
      • Development: partial barrique
      • Filtration: yes
      • Alcohol Content: 13,00 % vol
      • Total Extract: 28,60 g/l
      • Total Acidity: 4,80 g/l
      • Residual Sugar: 0,90 g/l
      • Sulfite: 61 mg/l
      • ph-Value: 3,50
      • Closure: Natural cork
      • Serving Temperature: 16-18 °C
      • Storage Potential: 2025
      • Food Recommendations: Risotto with Bresaola
      • Allergen Note: contains sulphites
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      04052117 ·  0,75 l · 28,47 €/l · Price incl. VAT, excl. Shippingavailable immediately

      21,35 €
    • "Corte del Lupo" Bianco Curtefranca DOC 2018

      “Corte del Lupo” Bianco Curtefranca DOC 2018

      Corte del Lupo Bianco celebrated its debut with the 2017 vintage, it is the successor of the classic Curtefranca Bianco, which has been popular for years. The grapes come from 11 historic vineyards planted with Chardonnay and Pinot Bianco. They are about 30 years old. Brilliant straw yellow, with a fresh apricot scent, a fine wood note and a structured, balanced taste. Spicy and round on the palate, in the finish a fine acidity, which is carried by a mineral note. SUPERIORE.DE

      This vintage has not been rated yet.
      The 2017 vintage received the following awards:

      • Bibenda:
      • James Suckling:94 points
      • Grape Varieties: 80% Chardonnay, 20% Pinot Bianco
      • Cultivation: close to nature
      • Expansion: 25/75 small oak cask/stainless steel
      • Vegan Clearing: yes
      • Development: stainless steel tank
      • Filtration: yes
      • Alcohol Content: 13,00 % vol
      • Total Extract: 20,5 g/l
      • Total Acidity: 5,87 g/l
      • Residual Sugar: 1,90 g/l
      • Sulfite: 67 mg/l
      • ph-Value: 3,17
      • Closure: natural corks
      • Serving Temperature: 10-12 °C
      • Storage Potential: 2024
      • Allergen Note: contains sulphites
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      04050518 · 0,75 l · 34,96 €/l · Price incl. VAT, excl. Shippingavailable immediately

      26,22 €
    • "Cuvée Prestige" Franciacorta DOCG Brut

      “Cuvée Prestige” Franciacorta DOCG Brut

      This excellent cuvée Prestige is a perfect archetype of its DOC: elegant, fresh, full, with continuous perlage and a beautiful body. SUPERIORE.DE

      "Sparkling straw yellow, fine perlage. Fresh, appealing nose, of juicy apple, fine light honey. Smooth on the palate, good length." Falstaff

      • Bibenda:
      • Falstaff:90 points
      • Grape Varieties: 75% Chardonnay, 15% Pinot Nero, 10% Pinot Bianco
      • Cultivation: conventional
      • Expansion: 25 months on the yeast
      • Development: Metodo Classico/bottle fermentation
      • Filtration: yes
      • Alcohol Content: 12,50 % vol
      • Total Acidity: 5,55 g/l
      • Residual Sugar: 4,00 g/l
      • Sulfite: 53 mg/l
      • ph-Value: 3,15
      • Closure: Natural cork
      • Serving Temperature: 8-10 °C
      • Storage Potential: 2023+
      • Allergen Note: contains sulphites
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      04050900 · 0,75 l · 38,87 €/l · Price incl. VAT, excl. Shippingavailable immediately

      29,15 €
    • "Carmenero" Carménère Sebino Erbusco IGT 2012

      “Carmenero” Carménère Sebino Erbusco IGT 2012

      Garnet red, very intense bouquet, concentrated, complex, rich and appealing. Notes of red fruits and jam, with some liquorice, vanilla, cocoa and a hint of cinnamon. On the palate an excellent structure, very tight body, but very fine and elegant with round tannins. In the final a convincing aromatic persistence. SUPERIORE.DE

      "A fresh, fruity carmenere with blue-fruit, lavender and slate aromas and flavors. Medium body, round, refined tannins and a clean finish. Drink now and enjoy." James Suckling

      • Bibenda:
      • James Suckling:92 points
      • Grape Variety: 100% Carmenere
      • Cultivation: close to nature
      • Expansion: 18 months barrique, 4.5 years bottle
      • Vegan Clearing: yes
      • Development: partial barrique
      • Filtration: yes
      • Alcohol Content: 13,50 % vol
      • Total Extract: 29,65 g/l
      • Total Acidity: 4,60 g/l
      • Sulfite: 43 mg/l
      • ph-Value: 3,65
      • Closure: Natural cork
      • Serving Temperature: 18-20 °C
      • Storage Potential: 2026
      • Allergen Note: contains sulphites
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      04052512 · 0,75 l · 53,93 €/l · Price incl. VAT, excl. Shipping9 units available

      40,45 €
    • "Vintage Collection" Franciacorta DOCG 2014 Brut

      “Vintage Collection” Franciacorta DOCG 2014 Brut

      Exceptionally fine spumante with a delicate fruity fragrance and a beautiful note of yeast. Ripe, with a wonderfully integrated wooden base, very full, long and intense in taste. SUPERIORE.DE

      "Bright, rich straw yellow, sparkling fine. Appealing nose with slightly mature notes of baked apple, kaki fruit and dark bread crust. On the palate good fullness, fine perlage, creamy." Falstaff

      "Smooth and creamy, this has delicate aromas of pastry dough, citrus and white stone fruit. The polished palate delivers Bartlett pear, yellow apple, orange zest and a hint of ginger alongside a foaming, refined mousse and bright acidity." Wine Enthusiast

      "Rich and complex with very fresh apples, pears and peaches, as well as savory, pastry notes. The palate has beautifully articulated, fresh-fruit appeal." James Suckling

      • Bibenda:
      • Veronelli :93 points
      • Doctor Wine:94 points
      • James Suckling:93 points
      • Wine Enthusiast:93 points
      • Falstaff:93 points
      • Grape Varieties: 55% Chardonnay, 30% Pinot Nero, 15% Pinot Bianco
      • Cultivation: conventional
      • Expansion: 4 years on the yeast
      • Vegan Clearing: yes
      • Development: Metodo Classico/bottle fermentation
      • Filtration: yes
      • Alcohol Content: 12,50 % vol
      • Total Acidity: 6,00 g/l
      • Residual Sugar: 1,50 g/l
      • Sulfite: 51 mg/l
      • ph-Value: 3,04
      • Closure: Natural cork
      • Serving Temperature: 8-10 °C
      • Storage Potential: 2025+
      • Food Recommendations: Fish dishes of the Haute Cuisine
      • Allergen Note: contains sulphites
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      04050214 · 0,75 l · 60,96 €/l · Price incl. VAT, excl. Shipping1 unit available

      45,72 €
    • "Vintage Collection" Franciacorta DOCG 2015 Brut

      “Vintage Collection” Franciacorta DOCG 2015 Brut

      Exceptionally fine spumante with a delicate fruity fragrance and a nice yeast note. Ripe, with a wonderfully integrated wooden base, very full, long and intense in taste. SUPERIORE.DE

      "Aromas of yellow apple and bread crust follow through to the creamy palate along with citrus drop and a sprinkle of white pepper. An elegant perlage provides the silky backdrop." Wine Enthusiast

      • Wine Enthusiast:92 points
      • Grape Varieties: 55% Chardonnay, 30% Pinot Nero, 15% Pinot Bianco
      • Cultivation: conventional
      • Expansion: 4 years on the yeast
      • Development: Metodo Classico/bottle fermentation
      • Vegan Clearing: yes
      • Filtration: yes
      • Alcohol Content: 12,50 % vol
      • Total Acidity: 6,00 g/l
      • Residual Sugar: 1,50 g/l
      • Sulfite: 51 mg/l
      • ph-Value: 3,04
      • Closure: Natural cork
      • Serving Temperature: 8-10 °C
      • Storage Potential: 2025+
      • Food Recommendations: Fish dishes of the Haute Cuisine
      • Allergen Note: contains sulphites
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      04050215 · 0,75 l · 60,96 €/l · Price incl. VAT, excl. Shippingavailable immediately

      45,72 €
    • "Vintage Collection" Franciacorta DOCG 2015 Satèn Brut

      “Vintage Collection” Franciacorta DOCG 2015 Satèn Brut

      Franciacorta Satèn Brut with a clear bouquet of yellow fruits and medicinal herbs and fresh style. Crisp fruit tones of peach, citrus and melon in harmony with the opulent creaminess of freshly baked brioche. Sounds very relaxed and long. SUPERIORE.DE

      "A blend of 85% Chardonnay and 15% Pinot Bianco, this polished sparkler offers heady aromas evoking field flower, white stone fruit and a whiff of baked bread. Mirroring the nose, the creamy palate doles out yellow apple, white peach, baking spice and pastry dough alongside a silky perlage before a candied lemon-drop close. Fresh acidity brightens the rich flavors." Wine Enthusiast

      • Wine Enthusiast:94 points
      • Grape Varieties: 85% Chardonnay, 15% Pinot Bianco
      • Cultivation: conventional
      • Expansion: 48 months on the yeast
      • Vegan Clearing: yes
      • Development: Metodo Classico/bottle fermentation
      • Filtration: yes
      • Alcohol Content: 12,50 % vol
      • Closure: Natural cork
      • Serving Temperature: 8-10 °C
      • Storage Potential: 2025+
      • Allergen Note: contains sulphites
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      04050415 · 0,75 l · 60,96 €/l · Price incl. VAT, excl. Shipping1 unit available

      45,72 €
    • "Vintage Collection" Franciacorta DOCG 2015 Dosage Zero

      “Vintage Collection” Franciacorta DOCG 2015 Dosage Zero

      Dosage Zero is irresistible in its message and the perfect balance of all components. Numerous fruit aromas in the fine taste, yeasty nuances in the centre and pleasant minerality in the long, bone-dry aftertaste. SUPERIORE.DE

      "Elegant and fresh, this lovely sparkler features enticing scents of white stone fruit, spring wild flower and bread crust. On the bright, bone-dry palate, tangy acidity and a creamy perlage accompany ripe pear, mature yellow apple and a lemon note before a mineral finish. Drink through 2025." Wine Enthusiast

      • Wine Enthusiast:94 points
      • Grape Varieties: 60% Chardonnay, 23% Pinot Bianco, 17% Pinot Nero
      • Cultivation: conventional
      • Expansion: 48 months on the yeast
      • Development: Metodo Classico/bottle fermentation
      • Filtration: yes
      • Alcohol Content: 12,50 % vol
      • Total Acidity: 6,15 g/l
      • Residual Sugar: 0,10 g/l
      • Sulfite: 50 mg/l
      • ph-Value: 3,05
      • Closure: Natural cork
      • Serving Temperature: 8-10 °C
      • Storage Potential: 2025+
      • Food Recommendations: Caviar, noble fish
      • Allergen Note: contains sulphites
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      04050315 · 0,75 l · 60,96 €/l · Price incl. VAT, excl. Shipping< 24 units available

      45,72 €
    • "Pinero" Pinot Nero Sebino IGT 2012

      “Pinero” Pinot Nero Sebino IGT 2012

      Pinero is a dark, full-bodied Pinot Nero with an attractive bouquet of cherries, blackberries, herbs and smoke. A mature, extroverted wine, remarkably harmonious. SUPERIORE.DE

      • Veronelli :92 points
      • Grape Variety: 100% Pinot Nero
      • Cultivation: close to nature
      • Expansion: 12 months Barrique, 2 years bottle
      • Vegan Clearing: yes
      • Development: barrique
      • Filtration: yes
      • Alcohol Content: 13,00 % vol
      • Total Extract: 24,20 g/l
      • Total Acidity: 4,90 g/l
      • Residual Sugar: 1,00 g/l
      • Sulfite: 43 mg/l
      • ph-Value: 3,60
      • Closure: natural corks
      • Serving Temperature: 18-20 °C
      • Storage Potential: 2026+
      • Allergen Note: contains sulphites
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      04052712 · 0,75 l · 75,25 €/l · Price incl. VAT, excl. Shipping< 24 units available

      56,44 €
    • Chardonnay Curtefranca DOC 2015

      Chardonnay Curtefranca DOC 2015

      Unimaginably fine bouquet of ripe fruits, flowers, butter and brioches, wrapped in an elegant wood note, splendid the full fruity taste and the long, creamy aftertaste. SUPERIORE.DE

      "Plenty of smoky-oak and ripe-mango character here, as well as lychees and hints of banoffee pie. Full-bodied and mouth-filling, round and spicy, this will please all lovers of bold, rich chardonnay." James Suckling

      • Gambero Rosso:
      • Bibenda:
      • James Suckling:91 points
      • Grape Variety: 100% Chardonnay
      • Cultivation: close to nature
      • Expansion: barrique/tonneau
      • Vegan Clearing: yes
      • Development: partial barrique
      • Filtration: yes
      • Alcohol Content: 13,00 % vol
      • Total Extract: 21,20 g/l
      • Total Acidity: 6,75 g/l
      • Residual Sugar: 1,89 g/l
      • Sulfite: 59 mg/l
      • ph-Value: 3,22
      • Closure: Natural cork
      • Serving Temperature: 12-14 °C
      • Storage Potential: 2030+
      • Allergen Note: contains sulphites
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      04050615 · 0,75 l · 76,56 €/l · Price incl. VAT, excl. Shippingavailable immediately

      57,42 €
    • "Vintage Collection Noir" Franciacorta Riserva DOCG 2010 Dosage Zero

      “Vintage Collection Noir” Franciacorta Riserva DOCG 2010 Dosage Zero

      Very elegant Franciacorta Dosage Zero Riserva with warm aromas of butter croissants, apricot, caramel and roasted nuts. Persistent, mineral and with a creamy finish, it is one of the greatest sparkling wines of the region. SUPERIORE.DE

      "Wow! This has such fine detail and impressive lemon and grapefruit aromas, which are framed in gently savory grilled-nut and pastry notes. The palate has finesse and length with such power and elegance. Really hits the mark." James Suckling

      • Bibenda:
      • Veronelli :95 points
      • Vinibuoni:
      • James Suckling:94 points
      • Grape Varieties: 60% Chardonnay, 23% Pinot Bianco, 17% Pinot Nero
      • Cultivation: close to nature
      • Expansion: 103 months on the yeast
      • Development: Metodo Classico/bottle fermentation
      • Vegan Clearing: yes
      • Filtration: yes
      • Alcohol Content: 12,50 % vol
      • Total Extract: 18,10 g/l
      • Total Acidity: 5,30 g/l
      • Residual Sugar: 1,00 g/l
      • Sulfite: 45 mg/l
      • ph-Value: 3,05
      • Closure: Natural cork
      • Serving Temperature: 10-12 °C
      • Storage Potential: 2026+
      • Food Recommendations: Caviar, noble fish
      • Allergen Note: contains sulphites
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      04051010 · 0,75 l · 101,25 €/l · Price incl. VAT, excl. Shipping6 units available

      75,94 €
    • "Annamaria Clementi" Franciacorta Cuvée Rosé DOCG 2009 Extra Brut

      “Annamaria Clementi” Franciacorta Cuvée Rosé DOCG 2009 Extra Brut

      Cuvée Annamaria Clementi Rosé, a fine Franciacorta from Pinot Nero, has an intense, deep pink colour, its fragrance is complex and rich in taste. A magnificent wine of great structure. SUPERIORE.DE

      "The oak-fermented 2009 Franciacorta Cuvée Annamaria Clementi Rosé Extra Brut Riserva (disgorged in the summer of 2018) opens to that distinctively ruby-pink color that characterizes the rosé wines from this historic Franciacorta sparkling producer. This was a balanced and warm vintage, and you feel that ripe fruit intensity as a result. Notes of wild berry and cassis emerge elegantly from the bouquet." Robert Parker

      "Vivid salmon pink with orange tinges. Fresh lemony and mineral accents lift the candied red berry and balsamic oil flavors. Finishes long with a broad palette of fruit and floral flavors highlighted by dabs of spicy ginger and fresh citrus colors further enlivening the scene." Ian d'Agata

      "Wild berry, crushed herb, and toasted bread-crust aromas lead the nose on this fragrant sparkler along with a balsamic note. The dynamic linear palate offers sour cherry, pomegranate and a hint of white pepper alongside a lively refined perlage. It closes on an orange zest note." Wine Enthusiast

      • Gambero Rosso:
      • Bibenda:
      • Veronelli :97 points
      • Doctor Wine:96 points
      • Vinibuoni:
      • Robert Parker:91 points
      • Vinous:93 points
      • Wine Enthusiast:93 points
      • Grape Variety: 100% Pinot Nero
      • Cultivation: conventional
      • Expansion: 7 years on the yeast
      • Vegan Clearing: yes
      • Development: Stainless steel tank
      • Filtration: yes
      • Alcohol Content: 13,00 % vol
      • Total Extract: 22,80 g/l
      • Total Acidity: 6,60 g/l
      • Residual Sugar: 2,40 g/l
      • Sulfite: 46 mg/l
      • ph-Value: 3,03
      • Closure: Natural cork
      • Serving Temperature: 8-10 °C
      • Storage Potential: 2028+
      • Allergen Note: contains sulphites
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      04052909 · 0,75 l · 180,67 €/l · Price incl. VAT, excl. Shipping2 units available

      135,50 €
    About the winemakers
    Ca' del Bosco
    Lombardy
    Ca' del Bosco

    Translated the name means "House in the forest". The house acquired in 1964 by Annamaria Clementi Zanella in Franciacorta became a winery only four years later, when the owner decided to use the two hectares of land belonging to the Erbusco estate for the cultivation of grapes. If the mother of the estate founder Maurizio Zanella had decided otherwise at that time, wine lovers would have been deprived of some of the finest wines of Italy. The Ca Winery' del Bosco is owned by Maurizio Zanella, one of the most innovative wine producers in the country and by the Marzotto family of Venetian industrialists active in the fashion, wine and glass sectors.

    Zanella is considered to be one of the pioneers who contributed to the enormous rise of Franciacorta south of Lago d'Iseo; he is also President of the DOC Consortium. As co-owner, the Marzotto Group primarily provides capital and has invested heavily in its distribution network. Whether spumanti or still wines - Ca' del Bosco confirms again and again the high quality standard of its noble drops, which are unmistakable in their style.

    Designed by Maurizio Zanella and top specialists, the Lombard winery has become an icon of Franciacorta sparkling wine in the world. The company has grown considerably since its foundation and is regarded as a showpiece in terms of architecture and technical infrastructure. In rapid succession, the ultra-modern company used more sophisticated systems for managing the vineyards and processing the grapes. The staff around the renowned oenologist Stefano Capelli is highly qualified and guarantees that the high quality of the small fruits also reaches the bottle. The sparkling wines of Ca' del Bosco can compete with the best sparkling wines from Champagne. They maintain their fineness during several years of bottle storage on the yeast.

    Inner devotion and special attention accompany you in the Ca winery.' del Bosco every stage of the production process. Maurizio is always guided by the latest scientific findings when it comes to grape cultivation. All the vineyards have been restructured. The transport of the wines in the cellar takes place without pump employment only by gravity. The barriques, which are intended for the mostly very long storage of the plants, are produced in the in-house cooperage from French oak.

    The Blessed Sacrament of Ca' del Bosco, the wine cellar, not only houses a sea of bottles and barrels in its vaults reminiscent of the ancient Pantheon in Rome, but is also full of works by contemporary artists. The magical place inspired star photographer Helmut Newton, for example, to create one of his cool portrait series with challenging posing women. SUPERIORE.DE

    "You have to have been there to understand the full extent of the innovations introduced by Maurizio Zanella. This volcano of a president, if he sleeps at all, has never rested on his laurels, restless, in sheer superhuman striving he is in search of the perfect wine ideal."Gambero Rosso

    Facts

    • Year of foundation: 1968
    • Owners: Maurizio Zanella and Gruppo Marzotto
    • Oenologist: Stefano Capelli
    • Annual production: approx. 1,400,000 bottles
    • Vineyard: approx. 160 hectares
    • Conventional cultivation