150cl * Vegan * 12.5% ABV * Lombardy, Italy
There's more to Italian sparkling wine than Prosecco - for those that don't know, Franciacorta is Italy's answer to Champagne, made in the same style, from the same grape varieties to the same exacting standards. Ferghettina is a family-owned winery established in 1991 and they utilise skillful blending and long bottle maturation techniques to add finesse and individuality to their wines. Packaged in an eye-catching, square-based bottle, the flattened sides provide more than twice the surface area of a standard bottle, giving more lees contact and thus greater complexity. Fresh sweet berries combines with a toasty, creamy character. Charming and pretty, this is a serious food wine that would go nicely with shellfish platters or dim sum.