SRP of $14 and available widely for $12. Sample received courtesy Pasternak Wine Imports for review purposes.
From the winemaker:
"Valdo's Philosophy: "Prosecco" is the distinguishing factor on the regional level - refined aromas, balance and overall quality are the key features Valdo focuses on to produce unique and unrivaled products.
The Spumante Rosé is created from the perfect blend of two typical Italian vines, the Sicilian black berry Nerello Mascalese, from Sambuca, Sicily in the province of Argiento which is 300 metres above sea level, and Glera, the fruity grapes from the Veneto region in the province of Trevisco at 80 metres above sea level. The vineyard that grows the Nerello Mascalese has clay and limestone soil and the Glera vineyard is alluvial clay.
The Valdo Nerello Mascalese Brut Rosé begins with light aromas of strawberry, raspberry and pear along with some floral notes. The wine tastes fruity featuring pear, strawberry and apple flavors along with some additional doughy notes (yeast) and good bubbles. It ends with a nice, easy finish. Overall a really nice rosé option for a sparkling wine.
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Overall Rating: 7.0
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