The Villa Crespia Estate
The Muratori family has always been deeply rooted in the Franciacorta territory and Tenuta Villa Crespia concretizes this bond and passion of the family to their homeland. Since its birth, Villa Crespia has always been focused to the exclusive production of Franciacorta, with grapes from the family-owned vineyards. The vineyards are located in each of the six vocational units of Franciacorta and each Franciacorta of Villa Crespia aimes to be a witness and representation of a single vineyard landscape.
The Villa Crespia Estate has always been characterized by the choice of making “zero dosage” wines and pure Blanc de noir as well as a type of viticulture that has been defined as “symbiotic”: feeding the vineyards with microbiological diversity (mushrooms and bacteria) so that they are more vigorous, healthier and also more resistant to disease. In the vineyard we grow organic grapes. In the cellar we work in the total absence of sulfur dioxide, to obtain a Franciacorta with a unique character and taste.
Every wine is witness of a single vineyard landscape.
Chardonnay & Pinot Noir
Since its inception, Villa Crespia has distinguished itself by the choice of making “zero dosage” wines, when it was still a kind of taste not so widespread and known, but still mostly consumed by experts and enthusiasts. From the beginning, Villa Crespia produces two Zero Dosage Franciacorta: NumeroZero that is 100% Chardonnay and Cisiolo a 100% Pinot nero Franciacorta. Our Zero Dosage Franciacorta are born in the vineyard and do not require “expedition liqueur” to reach their maximum expression. With Zero Dosage we aims to tell the landscape in its extreme transparency that is why after the degorgement we fill the bottle with the same wine.
The vineyard of Pinot Nero is located in the municipality of Adro. It extends over 7 hectares of Pinot Nero (French clones selected in Champagne and Bourgogne) and was planted during year 2000. The reference vocation unit is that of the terraced colluvial steps, very rare in Franciacorta, as they are heavy, tenacious, ferretted soils, with sub-acid pH. This vineyard is enclosed in a very narrow valley that opens gently towards the Po valley and looks to Monte Orfano, in the town of Capriolo. In this environment, Pinot Nero can develop and mature enjoying nighttime temperatures below the area average. The Cisiolo, the Zero Blanc de noir of Villa Crespia is produced with the grapes grown in this vineyard and is therefore a Cru di Pinot nero.
We have always ‘nourished’ our vines with microbiological diversity (fungi and bacteria) and thus grow more vigorous, healthier and more resistant to diseases. Thus, we can vinify the grapes eliminating any type of adjuvant and additive. Starting from healthy grapes, rich in antioxidants we have developed an innovative enological supply chain, unique in our area, which will allow us to avoid the use of sulfur dioxide, as well as many other allergens such as egg and milk derivates. Our Simbiotico Franciacorta, 100% Chardonnay, therefore, does not contain the declaration “contains sulphites” and is an absolutely pure wine also from this point of view. It is an extraordinary wine that amazes for its truly unique organoleptic characteristics.
We are waiting for you in the cellar
Guided tour to the winery followed by winetasting of 2 Franciacorta
MIN. 10 PEOPLE | TIME 1 HOUR
Guided tour to the winery followed by winetasting of 2 Franciacorta accompanied by local food
MIN. 10 PEOPLE | TIME 1 HOUR
MEETINGS / EVENTS
SALA NUMEROZERO | Rental of multifunctional ground floor hall with audio-video equipment |
SITTING SEATS 100
AREA CESONATO | Rental of multifunctional ground floor hall with audio-video equipment |
SITTING SEATS 60
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