Leccio Monferrato Chiaretto

Italy

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Leccio Monferrato Chiaretto is a gentle, softly fruity rosé made mainly from Pinot Noir sourced from the La Quercia vineyard. This is distinguished by a large, solitary oak tree of the Leccio (Holm Oak) species which gives its name to the wine. Holm oaks are often found in Piemonte truffle orchards - the truffles grow around the trees' roots. An appealing pale, coral pink - the nose has pretty red berry, strawberry and gently floral notes. The palate balances delicate bitter cherry and redcurrant fruit with crisp, incisive acidity - a refreshing style of rosé with texture and minerality. A good match with basil and goats cheese risotto, or pasta with a seafood sauce and cherry tomatoes.

Country: Italy
Region:
Piemonte
Grapes: Pinot Noir 60%, Barbera 40%
ABV: 14%
Volume: 6 x 75cl
Vintage:
2017
Suitable for Vegetarians:
Yes
Suitable for Vegans: Yes
Awards: 2016 Vintage - Sommelier Wine Awards 2018 Bronze
2015 Vintage - IWSC 2016 Bronze

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