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Alpha Estate Rosé

2014

Terroir

Amyndeon plateau. Amyndeon viticulture zone. North-western Macedonia. "Turtles" & "Hedgehog" sub-regions. "Turtles" sub-region is located at an altitude of 660 meters, with northwestern orientation, facing Voras mountain, while "Hedgehog" sub-region is located at an altitude of 690 meters, with northern orientation, facing Petron lake and Voras mountain. 69ha of Linear, privately owned vineyard situated at an altitude of 620-710 m.

Vinification

Destemming, no crushing. Cold soak at 5°C for 12 hours and fermentation at gradually increasing temperatures, offering aromatic complexity to the wine. Post maceration with steering the lies for two months.

Features

Bright rose color, with salmon colour hints. Fruity nose with rich expression. rose petals and strawberries. Well balanced mouth, quite full, fat but balanced, reminding the nose aromas, with long aftertaste.

Food Pairings

Well paired with local cuisine, roasted red peppers, stuffed tomatoes and peppers. Pasta in light tomato sauces, grilled salmon, crab cakes, spicy gazpacho soups, pizzas as well as with a great variety of Exotic cuisines, Chinese, Thai, Japanese.

Details

Producer

Alpha Estate

Category

Rosé

Grapes

50% Xinomavro, 50% Syrah

Country / Region

Greece, Macédoine

Appellation

Florina (IGP)

Size

750ml

Serving temperature

12ºC

Available in these provinces

  • Alberta

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