Fantini Cuvée Rosato Brut

Farnese

The Farnese group owns Gran Sasso, Vesevo, Vigneti Zabu, Vigneti del Salento, Vigneti...

del Vulture and Tufarello, among others, but this is their flagship winery. The vineyards are based in the northern part of the Abruzzo, where ripeness and freshness combine in the wines. Alberto Antonini oversees production, ensuring these wines offer great quality, varietal character and value.

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Vineyards

The grapes for this wine are grown in the commune of Acerenza, in Basilicata. The vineyards here are superb; low-trained and planted on the volcanic soils of the slopes of Mount Vulture at altitudes of up to 800 metres above sea level.

Vinification

Grapes are handpicked in the first week of September. The berries undergo a careful selection in the winery before being gently crushed in order to macerate the must with the skins to extract colour and flavour, and to retain delicacy in the free run juice. The rosé must is cold-settled and fermented for 20 days at 12°C. Second fermentation is carried out following the Charmant method to retain fresh fruit aromatics; it undergoes a very slow second fermentation in 4,000 litre pressurised stainless steel tanks for 60 days.

Tasting Notes

This is a fresh and aromatic wine with intriguing aromas of pink pomegranate, ripe cherry, red currant, wild strawberry and raspberry. On the palate, it is pleasantly aromatic, well-balanced and fresh with an elegant and persistent perlage.

Vintage Information

Vintage NV
Grape varieties 100% Aglianico
Alcohol (ABV) 12%
Acidity 6.38g/l
Residual Sugar 5g/l
Wine pH 3.17