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Periquita
Rosé
Description
This Rosé is very fruity and soft. It is also refreshing with a good balance of fruit and acidity. Excellent as an aperitif.
CountryPortugal
RegionSetubal Peninsula
Grape VarietiesCastelão (52%), Aragonês -Tempranillo- (37%), Trincadeira (11%)
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BackgroundFor more than 150 years, the landmark Periquita brand from the southwestern coast of Portugal has been a welcome guest at the tables of discerning wine drinkers and an international ambassador for fine Portuguese wines. Created by J.M. da Fonseca in 1850 and trademarked in 1941, Periquita has the distinction of being the oldest Portuguese table wine brand. Periquita Rosé is the newest member of the Periquita range. Fruity and soft, it is a harmonious blend of three classic Portuguese red grapes.
VinificationFermented in stainless steel at 60ºF.
ColorIntense pink
NoseStrawberries, lychees and melon
PalateVery fruity and soft; refreshing with a good balance of fruit and acidity
AnalysisAlcohol: 12.2 %pH: 3.39TA: 5.4
Serving SuggestionsServe chilled. Excellent as an aperitif or with salads, fish and seafood.