Franciacorta Brut Rosé Millesimato 2016 DOCG Bellavista
In a wonderful territory located in Lombardy, between the Iseo lake and the Po valley, there are 190 hectares of vineyard which give life to the famous Franciacorta Bellavista, an historical name who represents the excellence in the Italian sparkling wines. The Bellavista Franciacorta Gran Cuvèe Rosè Brut represents the Bellavista distinction in an incredibly balance between the superb structure and the elegant mild. The grapes are 52% Chardonnay and 48% Pinot Nero. Part of this wine belonging to this Cuvèe, ferments in white oak barrels. The bottle refinement takes 36 months on yeast, follows the disgorging which consists in the removal of the cap where the lees lay down and then the traditional cork with a little metal cage. Il Bellavista Gran Cuvèe Rosè Brut is commercialized, at least, 5 years after the harvest.
The characteristics of this Franciacorta Rosè
Esthetically it has an incredibly old-rose shade. The foam is white with a fine pearl nuance. The scent has some peach, strawberry, citron, rose and apple flavors with a toasted bread touch which is typical of the classic method. The taste is grave but classy, harmonic with an elegant aftertaste of red fruits and almond.
Suggestions for the Franciacorta Brut DOCG Rosé
It has to be served in flute at 6-8°C. It is excellent for the aperitif time, and it is perfect to be drunk with appetizers, fish starters, fish tartar and main delicate courses.