Curtefranca Rosso DOC
A wine from the Barone Pizzini winery of Franciacorta, rich in history and tradition. An elegant wine of good versatility that knows how to express all the character of the territory. The vinification involves the use of Merlot grapes for 50%, Cabernet Sauvignon for 45%, and Barbera and Nebbiolo which do not exceed 5% of the blend. The origin of the vines falls entirely within the company areas in Italy, east of Lombardy, in Franciacorta: the area is that of "Boschette" and "Santella". The vinification involves maceration on the skins for 12/15 days with delastage and pumping over. Finally, the aging of the wine which extends for 6 months in stainless steel tanks / French oak barrels.
Curtefranca Rosso DOC Barone Pizzini
An intense ruby red color tending to garnet with aging. The scent is rich and complex and is expressed with strong scents, ranging from aromas of ripe red fruit to herbaceous and spicy nuances. The taste on the palate is medium-bodied and balanced, with persistence which is confirmed to be predominantly fruity.
Suggested food pairings while tasting this Curtefranca Rosso DOC Barone Pizzini
This Curtefranca Rosso DOC is an excellent wine to accompany first courses of the land cuisine and white meats. Try it with polenta with mushroom sauce. The optimal serving temperature is 16 ° C in a large glass.