Contadi Castaldi Franciacorta Brut Rosè
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|Main Vine||Pinot Noir / Spätburgunder / Blauburgunder / Pinot Nero|
Grapes : Pinot Nero 65% e Chardonnay 35%
Vintage : n.d.
Bottle : 75 cl
It has a beautiful coral pink colour, very bright, with a fine and persistent perlage. An original Franciacorta, in a modern style, making skilful use of the Pinot nero grapes. The nose has clear notes of wild berries, fresh rose petals, hints of apple and tropical fruit. The mouth is structured, crisp and lively, tangy and sensually upbeat. The finish is long and well balanced. Origin: a particularly exposed and windy position, stony soil, moderately calcareous, excellent drainage in the Deep Morainic, Fluvio-Glacial and Terraced Colluvial. Cultivation systems: Guyot. Plant density: 5000 vines per hectare. Yield: 100 quintals of grapes per hectare Wine yield: 65% or 65 HL per hectare Average age of vines: 15 years Harvest period: Late August, early September Vinification: Soft pressing after cold (17/18° C) maceration of about 3-4 hours. Cold settling. Inoculation with selected yeast. Fermentation of 20 days in stainless steel AISI 316. Partial malolactic fermentation. First ageing: 7 months, partly in steel and partly in barriques. Stabilization: Cold static. Bottling (draft):May . Ageing on the lees: From 24 to 30 months. Disgorgement: From July. Ageing after disgorgement: 3 - 4 months