Curtefranca is a DOC wine in Lombardy producing red and white wine from international varieties such as Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Merlot. It was initially created as the Terre di Franciacorta DOC in 1995 but a few years later in 1998 its name changed to Curtefranca.
Franciacorta is Italy’s spotlight sparkling wine. Produced using the traditional Champagne varieties of Chardonnay, Pinot Bianco and Pinot Nero, this traditional method fizz puts Lombardy on the wine map. These wines seem to get better and more refined with each year that passes.