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This fine rose` is created by blending the grape quality Magliocco with the Greco Nero during the vinification process. The result is a very delicate wine, refined to the palate and with elegant scents. The qualities of this wine and its sophisticated taste make it unique within the wine region of Alta Calabria. The wine is certified as PDO (protected designation of origin) and it is currently marketed with the label “Melara”.

Alcohol content

14
%

Vines

Magliocco, Greco Nero

Serving temp

10-12
°C
€ 15 EUR
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Description

This fine rose` is created by blending the grape quality Magliocco with the Greco Nero during the vinification process. The result is a very delicate wine, refined to the palate and with elegant scents. The qualities of this wine and its sophisticated taste make it unique within the wine region of Alta Calabria. The wine is certified as PDO (protected designation of origin) and it is currently marketed with the label “Melara”.

Alcohol content

14
%

Vines

Magliocco, Greco Nero

Serving temp

10-12
°C

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Wine profile

Wine profile

Classification

Protected Designation of Origins - D.O.P.

Production

Year 2020 - About 3,500 bottles - Very limited vintage availability

Vines

Magliocco and Greco Nero (native vines of the Boccafolle estate with unknown DNA)

Production area

Upper Calabria - Province of Cosenza - Mottafollone - Boccafolle farm - Plateau at about 350/400 meters above sea level at the foot of the Mula massif

Terrain nature

“Terra rossa”; the soil is thin, light, rich in minerals and with a small percentage of clay which ensures the vine adequate water reserve and the right vegetative vigor even in periods of maximum drought. Hilly with South-West exposure.

Average age

The “Melara” grapes are harvested from plants with an average age of 12 years; the extension is about 2.00 hectares

Training system

Spurred cordon with 4,500 plants per hectare.

Climate

Dry with slight afternoon ventilation and sensitive temperature range at night.

Yields of grapes per hectare

60-70 quintals.

Harvest

Early; second or third week of September.

Vinification

Soft pneumatic round grain pressing; pre-fermentation racking at a temperature of 5-7 degrees C °; fermentation with selected yeasts that do not produce hydrogen sulphide in steel barrels at a controlled temperature of 14-16 degrees C °

Aging

Colour

Bright pale pink

Bouquet

Floral, then apple and pear

Dry extract

Total acidity

5.29 g / L. (In tartaric acid) pH: 3.33 pH units

Food pairing

Excellent and pleasant as an aperitif; it goes well with first courses based on fish, seafood, vegetables and delicate cheeses

Taste

Dry with a sweet aftertaste that invites the next sip; light and pleasant acidity accompanies a finish of white fruits

Reviews

Reviews

Jett J.
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Indulge in a captivating wine that gracefully dances on the palate, revealing a symphony of flavors that harmonize beautifully. This enchanting wine exudes an alluring aroma that draws you in, while each sip takes you on a delightful journey, evoking a sense of wonder and intrigue. Its character is both elegant and mysterious, leaving a lasting impression that lingers in the memory. This wine is a true embodiment of artistry, making it a delightful companion for any occasion that calls for a touch of magic. Boccafolle is definitely my favourite Italian wine!
July 27, 2023
Lanfranco F.
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Ottimo vino
January 1, 2019
Carmine E.
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Sapore deciso
June 21, 2019
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Jett K.
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Has a captivating blush hue, this wine is as visually enchanting as it is on the palate. Its gentle aroma entices with hints of fresh fruits and floral notes, inviting you to take a moment and savor the experience.
July 27, 2023
Mauro R.
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Único. Fresco.
July 27, 2023
Carmine E.
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Ottimo senza tanti fronzoli
October 1, 2020
Giovanni C.
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Ottimo vino, pecorelle docet
October 8, 2020
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