October seventeenth – Italian gastronomic legend and one of many world’s prime cooks, Massimo Bottura, presents Krone Amphora Blanc de Blancs and Krone Rosé Cuvée Brut at his Michelin-starred Gucci Osteria da Massimo Bottura restaurant in Florence.
World’s greatest chef lists Krone for his Gucci Osteria
Typically heralded because the grasp of Italian gastronomy, Massimo Bottura is the restaurateur and chef behind a number of Michelin-starred eating places throughout the globe, together with the Gucci Osteria da Massimo Bottura assortment. Just lately, this iconic chef added two new names to the Gucci Osteria wine record: Krone Amphora Blanc de Blancs and Krone Rosé Cuvée Brut.
Throughout 4 areas – Florence, Beverly Hills, Seoul and Tokyo – Gucci Osteria da Massimo Bottura has some critical culinary and trend clout because of its two namesakes. Gucci CEO Marco Bizzarri and Bottura had been childhood pals whose twin passions for meals and trend mix within the idea.
Bottura’s first restaurant, Osteria Francescana, which opened within the historic centre of Modena, Italy, in 1995, is taken into account ‘the very best of the very best’, holding three Michelin stars and twice having ranked first on The World’s 50 Finest Eating places record, in 2016 and 2018. Gucci Osteria da Massimo Bottura is simply as extremely regarded, with its Florence, Beverly Hills and Tokyo shops every awarded one Michelin star.
It comes as no shock that Krone has been chosen to characteristic on the menu of the Florence venue. Considered one of South Africa’s premium Cap Classique manufacturers, Krone’s spectacular vintage-only Cap Classiques seize the character of every harvest, celebrating the distinct time and place in each bubble.
Abigail Rands, Krone’s advertising director, is elevating a toast to this large feat: ‘Having not one however two of our vintages on the menu of such a world-renowned institution is trigger for celebration. We’re past thrilled that such an influential world tastemaker has recognised what we’re making an attempt to do right here at Krone, which is to create Cap Classiques of distinction,’ she says.
Krone Amphora Blanc de Blancs 2020 is a pure expression of chardonnay. Fermented in amphora – lengthy, slim clay containers – this classic was produced in small batches and made in a pure fashion, with no added enzymes or sulphur. The result’s a exceptional unmasked Blanc de Blanc showcasing the grape’s full flavour spectrum, with notes of citrus, lemongrass, white pear, inexperienced apples and smoked almonds.
For Krone Rosé Cuvée Brut 2021, pinot noir and chardonnay grapes had been handpicked within the cool of the evening, gently pressed, and bottle fermented within the vineyard’s underground cellar in Tulbagh within the western Cape. This vintage-only Rosé Cuvée Brut has a pure and structural acidity that marks the diurnal temperature swings of the Tulbagh area. Waves of strawberry and cranberry freshness weave by way of the palate, whereas zest of blood orange and mandarin peel radiate towards the perimeters.
Krone’s inclusion on the Gucci Osteria da Massimo Bottura wine record is a match made in heaven, reflecting the dedication of each manufacturers to the best high quality and innovation. To symbolize South Africa on the highest stage of the worldwide culinary trade is a triumph for each the Krone model and the nation’s wine trade as a complete. Has the massive worldwide second for South African Cap Classique arrived? Undoubtedly so!
For extra details about Krone go to https://www.kronecapclassique.co.za/.