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Bellavista Franciacorta Rosé 2016

Delicious and rare cuvée that is graceful yet assertive
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Primary Notes: Currant Strawberry Peach Wildflowers

Secondary Notes: Brioche

Tertiary Notes: Almonds

Body: Medium +

Dryness: Very Dry

Acidity: High

Tannin: Light

Alcohol (%): 12.5

Origin: Lombardy, Italy

Maker: Bellavista Italian Winery

Grape: Chardonnay

Fermentation: Slight Wood

Awards: >90

Decanting: No

Serving Temperature: Best served between 6–8 degrees

Asian Food Pairing: Crab rangoon, gyoza, spring rolls

Western Food Pairing: Seafood and tomato risotto, olive foccacia, smoked salmon appetisers

Description

Bellavista Franciacorta Rosé 2016

Bellavista Franciacorta Rosé has a gracefulness and assertiveness, gentleness and power. Dusty pink colour pierced by shining white foam and a thick, persistent pérlage. The bouquet is a dance with white peaches, wild strawberries, wildflowers and brioche. Fleshy and dry mouthfeel that is fresh but not too sharp. Harmonious and seductive flavours of black currant and sweet almonds. 

56% Chardonnay and 44% Pinot Nero. The fruit comes from Bellavista's vineyards in Lombardy, from vines with an average age of 25 years. The base wine is assembled from 30 vintage selections, 43% of which matures in small white oak casks and the rest in stainless steel. Cellaring lasts 4 years or more after the harvest.

Ageing potential: 10–15 years.


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