Franciacorta Soul Rosé Brut Millesimato DOCG 2012 Contadi Castaldi
Franciacorta Soul Rosé Brut Millesimato DOCG is a sparkling wine, Champenoise method of the winery Contadi Castaldi. Winery which has selected between this magnificent area of Franciacorta, the most famous vineyards and the winemakers richer in expertise and traditional experience . To create this sparkling wine have been used grapes: Pinot Nero 80% and Chardonnay 20%. The wine is made by a soft pressing and after the decanting phase are added yeasts. The fermentation in stainless steel has a duration of 20 days. The long aging of 7 months takes place partly in steel and partly in barriques. In the following month of May it will be bottled and sealed with crown caps for the fermentation and left to age in the bottle on the lees for 40 months. The last phase of the process involves the degorgement of wine that involves removing the cap on which are deposited sediments. The bottle is then closed with the traditional cork stopper with metal wire cage and left to age for other 3–4 months.
Characteristics of Franciacorta Brut Soul Rosé Millesimato DOCG
It's color is bright coppery due to the massive presence of Pinot Noir. The nose is complex with aromas of berries with floral scents reminiscent of the flower of the caper, and a delicate spiciness. The palate is intact with a crisp taste with hints of licorice, clove and at final is reminiscent of the almond milk. Pinot Noir gives it character and energy, elegance and balance.
Recommended pairings while tasting this Sparkling wine by Contadi Castaldi
Serve in a flute at a temperature of 6°-8°C. Excellent as an aperitif, with cold meats and sausages, perfect to any meal especially delicate dishes based on fish.