Chiaretto DOC Rose 2017
Winery: Monte del Fra
Area: Bardolino Veneto
Grapes: Corvina Rondinella
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Origin: Bardolino Single Vineyard.
Harvest: From September to the first ten days of October.
Winemaking Process: Vinification: Traditional white wine vinification with a short cold maceration in contact with the skins for 24 hours.
Color: Translucent, pale pink.
Aroma: Elegant with floral, fruity, herbaceours, aromas such as white flowers, berries, red currant, nectarine, apricot, lycheee, melon, gentle touch of white pepper.
Taste: Dry, medium acidity, low tannin, medium body. Delicate flavors. Long finish.
Pair with: Aperitif, pizza, appetizer, pasta, Asian and French cuisine,
Excellent for Spring, Summer.
91 POINTS ANTONIO GALLONI
Quercione Chianti DOCG 2016
Winery: Fattoria Le Calvane
Area: Val di Pesa
Grapes: 95% Sangiovese 5% Canaiolo
Price: $ 19.99
Origin: Single Vineyard in Montespertoli
Harvest: Hand picked grapes end of September
Soils: Calcareous, gravel and clayey
Color: Bright garnet colour tending to ruby
Aroma: Wonderfully appealing floral entry gives way to kirsch-like cherry fruit, some background spice and a slick of vanilla.
Flavor: Very smooth, warm and polished, with a savoury quality to the fruit. This is a delicately structured, lovely wine with soft tannins and good acidity.
Pair with: pizza, cheese, herbed roast, and any tomato sauce dishes
Drink now, excellent.
91 POINTS TIM PAWSEY HIRED BELLY