The Franciacorta Extra Brut DOCG Selezione 120 Mesi Rizzini is produced and vinified in Monticelli Brusati only in the best vintages from Chardonnay grapes from a single vineyard. For this Riserva, only free-run must is used which, after a very long aging in bottle, at least 120 months, is offered in the extra brut type to best express the essence of the territory and the vintage.
The Rizzini Winery is positioned at North/East of the franciacorta territory, at the foot of the Monticelli Brusati hills, in a natural ambience far away from source of pollution. Since 1985 it cultivated own vineyards, into lands where by ever the wisdom and the peasant capacity has exclusively practiced the viticulture, famous zone for the wine experts of high quality and big wine growing. All the processing are done directly with the consulence of a agronomist for the field process and of an oenologist for the process in winery. Since sixteen years Rizzini complies to the communitary regulamentation which regarding the environnement respect permises only the use of specific products and only in limited quantity for the phytosanitary prevention. The winery vinifies and bottles exclusively vintages without assembling wines from different vintages (cuvée), obtaining different wines at each harvest.