2014 Bava Malvasia "Rosetta" Castelnuovo Don Bosco

SKU #1228867

Made from the Malvasia of Schierano, a black skinned Malvasia that is cold macerated on the skins for 2 days and then gently pressed to preserve its aromatics. The result is nothing short of marvelous, extraordinary aromatics likened to Dog Rose and because it has a bit of tannin from the skins the wine feels remarkably dry. I really think this is an exceptional accompaniment to spicy Asian beef dishes, the sweetness absorbs a bit of the shock from the spiciness and the tannic grip and aromatics go exceptionally well together.

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Staff Image By: Mike Parres | K&L Staff Member | Review Date: 12/9/2015 | Send Email
A slightly effervescent, extremely aromatic red wine with low alcohol (5.5%). Bava's version shows off an unusual marriage of freshness, weight, and aromatic complexity. Wild red berry fruit is gloriously evident on the nose, along with fascinating hints of blossoms, particularly wisteria and iris. Served well chilled, and buy two—the first bottle empties quickly.

Staff Image By: Greg St. Clair | K&L Staff Member | Review Date: 11/25/2015 | Send Email
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I love this wine's rose like aromatics, on the palate it shows extraordinary balance and while it is sweet it isn't the dominant character. Long finish, just a delight to drink
Drink from 2015 to 2016

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Alcohol Content (%): 5.5