FRANCIACORTA BRUT ROSÉ VINTAGE
A gentle, soft pinkish colour heralds aromas of wild and fruits, supported by more than 42 months of ageing on the lees.
60 % pinot nero
40 % chardonnay
Type of soil: Calcareous-clayey
Type of grapes: 60% pinot noir 40% chardonnay.
Yield per hectare: 100 quintals per hectare, with a yield maximum allowed in must of 65%.
Vintage: Vintage 2016 and therefore obtained from the skilful assemblage of the best grapes of that year; the use of pinot noir, vinified in red gives a good body and structure and above all elegance,
with a tannin content which is never aggressive
Harvest: Between mid-August and early September when the grapes have reached the correct sugar ripeness, but still have a considerable acidity and freshness
Maturation: 42 months of maturation on lees. After disgorgement, the bottles rest in the cellar for another 5-6 months.
Colour: A soft shade of pink, with reflections that veer towards salmon with slight variations perceivable each vintage, due to the different degree of ripeness of the pinot noir grapes
Bouquet: Intense, small red berries with aromas of candy
Palate: A good balanced structure, fragrant, intense, excellent persistence and a pleasant body
Perlage: Very gentle yet persistent, creamy mousse
Food pairing: Recommended for the whole meal, especially with entrées, flavoursome meat and fish dishes. Ideal with salami and cheese, but also sushi
Serving temperature: 7° – 8° c.
Alcohol: 13 % vol.
Residual sugar: 5,5 gr./litre
Total acidity: 6,1 gr./litre
Total dry extract: 23,6 gr./litre
Pressure: 6,6 atmospheres
An historical villa with a secular park, hiding the cellars from 1850 that were built to preserve the wines that nowadays find the most elegance expression with Franciacorta method.