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Alpha Zeta - `R` Rosato 2018

Information

  • Country: Italy
  • Wine Region: Veneto
  • Wine Area: Valpolicella
  • Wine Maker: Matt Thomson
  • Grape: Corvina
  • Grape Percentage: 100% Corvina/Corvinone
  • Alcohol Percentage: 12
  • Unit Quantity (ml): 750
  • Best To Drink: Drink Now
Duty/Vat Paid
Minimum Qty: (6 btls)

Wine tasting notes

Pale pink in colour with a hint of red. Attractive strawberry and sweet cherry aromas are complemented by subtle floral notes. Dry on the palate, the wine has a vibrant red fruit character and fragrant finish.

Winery Information

Alpha Zeta

The Alpha Zeta wines go from strength to strength. Leading New Zealand winemaker Matt Thomson is now working with two co-operatives whose vineyards cover about 1,900 hectares in the hills northeast of Verona. With this great range of vineyards and fruit to choose from, Matt is now able to demonstrate even better the potential inherent in Veronese viticulture. Alpha Zeta was started in 1999 when UK wine importer Liberty Wines and Matt Thomson set out to produce a range of modern, fruit driven.. read more

Vinification Notes

This wine was made from juice drained from the skins before fermentation. After macerating on the skins for about 18 hours, the must was fermented at a relatively low temperature (14-15°C) in order to retain the delicate cherry perfumes of Corvina. The wine was held in temperature-controlled stainless steel tanks until bottling to maximise freshness.