Mumbai, April, 2013: Fratelli Wines, one of India’s leading wines has launched their latest labour of love, Shiraz Rosé in Mumbai. A bright gold pink colored wine, an adorable addition to the Fratelli Collection, this wine has fruity tones of cherries, plums and strawberries both on the palate and the nose.
Kapil Sekhri, Co-Promoter and Director, Fratelli Wines said, “We at Fratelli are extremely passionate about our wines, and are trying to create a culture of excellence around Indian wines. As such, we are extremely proud to present the Shiraz Rosé, which is one of the finest to come out of our vineyards. I am certain Indian audiences will appreciate this high-quality wine.”
Food Pairing Recommendation: Enjoy on its own or with light pasta dishes or a cheese platter. This Rosé has a clean finish with balanced acidity and pairs well with diverse of foods, chicken and cheese. This wine goes well with fruits and roasted nuts too.
This is an ideal choice given the turn in the weather.
Bouquet: Aromas of fresh strawberry
Serving suggestion: Serve chilled.
Price in Mumbai: Rs 530 for 750ml bottle
Availability: Available in all major liquor stores
ABOUT FRATELLI WINES:
‘Fratelli’ which translates to ‘Brothers’ in Italian is an Indo-Italian venture intended to bring the best of wines to the country. Collaboration between three families- the Secci brothers from Italy - Alessio and Andrea, the Sekhri brothers from Delhi – Gaurav and Kapil, and the Mohite-Patil brothers from Akluj – Ranjit Singh and Arjun Singh, the partnership intends to bring in Italian wine brewing tradition coupled with the favourable Indian cultivation terrains to the wine market.
Grown on a trench line of 330km with 350,000 samplings, the Fratelli Wines vineyards are planted with 12 different grape varieties on a combination of 240 acres of virgin land at Akluj spread over three sites – Motewadi, Nimgaon and Garwad. Using the best of the industry plant and machinery houses, the vineyards are equipped with 58 multi-capacity tanks imported from Velo, Italy. The Winery also boasts a fully equipped high-tech laboratory for testing at each and every stage of the production process from grapes to finished product. With yields per acre restricted 1/4th of the industry average, the vinery ensures that only the best grapes are harvested and the quality of wine held sacrosanct.
In just in its second year of operation, the Fratelli Wines stable has achieved distinguished commendations for its varietals wherein the exclusive ‘Chardonnay 2011’ has been commended at the recently announced Decanter World Wine Awards 2012 and at the International Wine Challenge for 2012. Apart from the Chardonnay 2011, the varietals of ‘Sauvignon Blanc 2011’ and ‘Chenin Blanc 2011’, which had won itself a commendation by IWC last year as well, were also avidly commended at the International Wine Challenge 2012.
The second largest most distributed Indian domestic winery, Fratelli Wines after conducting exemplary business across the wine markets of Delhi, Maharashtra and Punjab, is now present in 12 states with 12 varietals on offer.