Cantina Francone

Francone Sparkling Valsellera Rosè Brut NV | 100% Nebbiolo

(3 customer reviews)


22 in stock

A unique, UK-exclusive sparkling rosè made from the powerful Nebbiolo grape

This sparkling rosè wine from award-winning winemaker Fabrizio Francone is a delightfully unusual bubbly. It is made from Nebbiolo, which is normally reserved for the legendary reds of Piemonte: Barolo and Barbaresco. It was made using the classic method – similar to the way Champagne is made. The grapes were hand-harvested in late summer from the winemaker’s family vineyard in Neive. After crushing, the juice was left in contact with the skins for a few hours to absorb the distinctive Nebbiolo flavours, and then fermented at 16°C. Finally, it was aged in the bottle on its lees for three years – a very long period for a rosè. This extended ageing smoothened the muscular and coarse tannins Nebbiolo is famous for, and helped the wine to develop a velvety, delicate character.

Tasting notes: Pale ruby colour. On the nose, it is fruity, with aromas of raspberry, wild strawberry, vanilla and toasted bread. The wine is fresh and dry, with high acidity, a medium body and low alcohol. It has a delicate mousse, pronounced flavours and a long finish.


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Reviews (3)

3 reviews for Francone Sparkling Valsellera Rosè Brut NV | 100% Nebbiolo

  1. Jenny

    One of the best!
    I love a good sparkling wine, and this is very good! Smooth and generous flavour, with just the right amount of bubbles. Too good to keep for special occasions!

  2. Paola

    Perfect Celebration Fizz! This wine is the perfect choice to toast a special occasion. Everyone loved this. It’s so easy to drink. Not too dry. Fruity and well balanced.

  3. Megan

    Everyone we’ve offered this rose to has really liked it. It has an unusual depth of delicate but balanced flavours and aromas, just how you might imagine in a fantasy spring fruit orchard

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