SANTA LUCIA
FRANCIACORTA ROSÉ

Pinot nero meets Chardonnay to create the full energy of this Franciacorta.
Full-bodied yet fragrant, with scents of berries, salty, with a sharp edge yet enveloping.
It has a nice and bright coral pink color, with a fine and lingering perlage.

GRAPES: Pinot nero 40% Chardonnay 60%

VINEYARDS: Cuvée of the best grapes from two vineyards in the town of Rodengo Saiano.

PLANTS/Ha: 5000

TRAINING SYSTEM: Guyot

YIELD: 50 hl/ha

HARVEST: By hand with selection of perfectly ripe grapes and transport in small boxes.

WINE-MAKING: Soft and delicate pressing to preserve color and delicacy of the Pinot noir grapes. Fermentation in stainless steel tanks at controlled temperature (16°C). Aging on the lees for a minimum period of 24 months at a constant cellar temperature of 12-15°C.

ALCOHOL: 13% vol

DOSAGE: 6 g/l

DESCRIPTION: Onion skin color and creamy perlage. Hints of blackberry and black raspberry of the Pinot noir well balanced by the elegance and freshness of Chardonnay.

PAIRINGS: Excellent with starters, red meats, and gourmet pizza.