AMALIA ROSE

Winery Ktima Tselepos
Region Peloponnese
Appellation Table Wine
Wine Style sparkling rose
Varieties Agiorgitiko
Harvest 2016
Bottle Size 750 ml
Carton 6 x 750 ml

Overview

An innovative wine from Agiorgitiko grapes of Nemea, sourced from selected vineyards of contract growers in Asprokampos at 760m. Premature grape picking, chilling in reefers for 24h, partial crushing and maceration for 8 hours, pressing and whole bunch pressing for the rest of the quantity. Fermentation in stainless steel tanks and secondary fermentation in bottles (traditional method) for 9 months. Riddling in gyropalettes. Agiorgitiko delivers top-quality fruit: framboise, cranberries, pomegranate and red apple, while traditional method sparkling wine vinification offers some autolytic notes. A top-quality summer wine that can be enjoyed with seafood spaghetti, cold cuts and as an aperitif.

 

 

Tasting Notes

Appearance

Clear, medium pink with plenty fine bubbles and a rich mousse

Nose

Clean, medium (+) intensity, with aroma characteristics reminiscent of framboise, cranberries, pomegranate, red apple and some autolytic notes (yeast).

Palate

Off-dry (12 g/lt), high acidity, medium (-) alcohol, medium (+) body that balances the acidity, medium flavor intensity with flavor characteristics reminiscent of strawberries, red berries, pomegranate and yeast. Medium (+) finish.

Drinking time | 1-5 years from vintage

Tasting notes are based on blind tasting events organised by Gregory Kontos, DipWSET in accordance with the WSET Systematic Approach to Tasting Wine ®.

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