Scaia Rosato 2020, IGT Veneto, Italy

“In Veneto dialect, the word “scaia” means a chip of stone, chalk, limestone: it is a tribute to our soil, where a line of unique young wines is produced. The zone is to the north-east of Verona, near the historic areas where two illustrious Veronese wines are produced: Valpolicella and Soave. Our vineyards are on a ridge of hills, close to the Alps.” The Rosato is made in the municipality of Mezzane di Sotto. Soil: Sandy, silty with a lot of white skeletal limestone. Age of vines:10-15 years. Vinification: Plucking of the bunches with light cold maceration. Natural draining. Fermentataion: non-malolactic, at a controlled temperature in stainless steel. Bâttonage: once a week until bottling. Cold stabilization. Flavor: Well-balanced, tangy and fresh. Aroma: Floral aroma of roses, raspberries, fruity.