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2015 Clos Alivu Patrimonio Rose

Retail: $17.98

$14.98

per bottle

Rating
N/A

Color
Rose

Size
750 mL

ABV
N/A

Closure Type
Cork

Vintage
2015

Varietal(s)
Nielluccio


Organic

BioDynamic

Collectable

Kosher

Sparkling

Dessert


Taste

strawberry, raspberry, herbs and tannins

Nose

strawberry, raspberry, herbs and tannins

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Product Description:

"Eric Poli made his first vintage of Clos Alivu (’05) in the cellar of his good friend and Oletta neighbor, Yves Leccia, another Patrimonio vigneron who is regarded as a leader in Corsica’s recent crusade for higher quality. Eric is also married to a respected Patrimonio producer, Marie-Brigitte Julliard-Poli of Clos Teddi, whose rosé gives Alivu’s a serious run for the money.

Protected by the maritime influences of the Golfe de Saint-Florent, vines cultivated on the Petra Bianca soils of Patrimonio’s hillsides rarely require treatments of any kind, so Eric’s practices are essentially organic (though without certification). Niellucio, believed to be related to Sangiovese, thrives in this ideally situated inlet at the north end of the island, and when yields are limited, results in wines with more freshness and finesse than those made from its Tuscan cousin. This freshness is readily apparent in the Clos Alivu Rosé, one of the finest Corsica has to offer." - Importer

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