Franciacorta Rosé Brut Cuvèe "R.R."’ DOCG Cascina San Pietro
Awards and honors
The Franciacorta Rosé wine of the San Pietro farm is made by Pinot Nero grapes that gives to this sensational sparkling wine the undergrowth aromas. The wine rests for long time on the yeasts and the 2009 version has a great complexity and a long persistence. The wines used are 55% Chardonnay and 45% Pinot Nero Grand Cru. The cultivation soil is marl and the grapes harvest is manual and the profit is 5000 liters per hectare. The wine making process takes place separately and a part of the Pinot Nero is vinified in red. The grapes are softly pressed and the must stays at 14°C for 18/24 hours in stainless steel tanks where it takes place the fermentation on selected yeasts. Then the wine is clarified and stabilized with the cold. In spring time is it created the Cuvée with the Chardonnay and the both vinified Pinot Nero in white and red. The permanence on the yeast lasts 42 months and the sugar content is 6 grams of sugar per liter.
Characteristics of the Franciacorta Rosé Brut Cuvèe
It has an intense pink color with a soft foam and a fine and persistent perlage. The undergrowth smells are pleasant with a strawberry end absolutely elegant.
Reccomended pairings while tasting this Franciacorta Rosè wine
The Franciacorta Rosé wine of the San Pietro farm is perfect as appetizer. It is also exceptional with the raw meat, salads, white meats and fish in humid. It is perfect also at the end of the meal. It must be served at 10°C and the proof is 13%.