Full Review

Zaglia

Zaglia
NV Rosis Vino Spumante Brut Rose, Merlot, Friuli

Pair this wine with:
Chicken

Category: Brut Rose

Date Tasted:
Country: Italy
Alcohol: 12% RS: 1.05%
92 Points
Gold Medal
Exceptional
$22
2022 Top 2 Brut Rose

Zaglia
NV Rosis Vino Spumante Brut Rose, Merlot, Friuli

Pair this wine with:
Chicken

Category: Brut Rose

Date Tasted:
Country: Italy
Alcohol: 12% RS: 1.05%
Pale salmon orange color. Aromas and flavors of honeyed dried peach and cherry, caramelized spiced apple and pear, lemon curd pastry, and white blossoms with a supple, tangy, finely carbonated, dry-yet-fruity medium body and a smooth, amusing, long finish imparting accents of citrus salad and green apple and pear with fine, fruit tannins. A delightfully fruity and mouthwatering sparkler that provides instant gratification with every sip.

Tasting Info

Wine Glass Style: Fruity Crisp & Lively Juicy & Smooth Old World Non-Oaky Rich & Full Savory
Aroma Aroma: honeyed dried peach and cherry, caramelized spiced apple and pear, lemon curd pastry, and white blossoms
Taste Flavor: Same as aromas with accents of citrus salad and green apple and pear
Sweetness Sweetness: Dry-yet-Fruity
Enjoy Enjoy: Now-3 years with food
Recipes Pairing: Oven Fried Chicken, Chicken Kebobs, Cobb Salad
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A delightfully fruity and mouthwatering sparkler that provides instant gratification with every sip.

The Producer or Importer

Kysela Pere Et Fils, Ltd.

The Producer or  Importer
331 Victory Rd
Winchester, VA 22602
USA
1 540-722-9228

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Brut Rose

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Serve in a Champagne Flute
Although Rosé Champagne accounts for little more than 10% of overall Champagne production, it is arguably the trendiest style of Champagne. While a definition of Rosé Champagne (all are made in a Brut style with lower dosage) is difficult, what every rosé Champagne has in common is its color, ranging from pale salmon and copper to bright pink.

Rosé Champagnes are made by one of two processes: either assemblage, where still red wine is added to the Champagne or by the saignée (literally “bleeding”) where the color of the Champagne is derived from skin contact. Rosés can be made from 100% red grapes –Pinot Noir and/or Pinot Meunier or can even be primarily Chardonnay; thus there are many different styles. As red grapes add more weight to the wine, rosé Champagnes are better suited to pairing with meat and game.