Vin de Corse Sartène Rosé: Domaine Saparale 2019
A delicious rosé wine from a blend of three classic Corsican grapes - Vermentino and Sciacarello with a splash of Nielluccio. It makes a perfect al fresco aperitif or partner to dressed crab or lobster.
Phillipe Farinelli's wines from his Domaine Saparale show Corsican wines in a very pure light. This pale pink rosé wine has inviting crushed berry scents and flavours with an elegant, dry savoury palate.
|Style||Rose Wine, Sec, Light-bodied, Non Sparkling|
|Grape Variety (Cépage)||Nielluccio, Sciacarello, Vermentino|
|Food & Wine Matching||Seafood|
|Cellarage||Best drunk young within its first 2 years.|
|Vinification||The grapes are picked at optimum ripeness and are left in contact with the juice overnight, giving the wine extra body and flavour. The wine is then fermented in stainless steel vats.|
|Alcohol By Volume (%)||13|
Situated near Sartène on the south west of Corsica, Domaine Saparale has been in the Farinelli family for generations and is now proudly run by Philippe Farinelli. Domaine Saparale covers 100 acres given over entirely to classic Corsican grapes - Nielluccio, Vermentino and Sciacarello. Philippe studied in Montpellier where he gained a Master's degree in oenology and now produces strong, distinctive wines, with real local character.
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