Txakoli Rosado, Bodegas Ameztoi
Spritzy Basque Country Txakoli rose. Crunchy and herbal with lovely citrus blossom, grapefruit, and red apple aromas carried by tongue-tingling bubbles. A beautiful herbaceous quality also comes through - with undertones of fresh-cut grass and strawberry leaf—one for Sauvignon lovers.
Ignacio Ameztoi constitutes the seventh generation to carry on the tradition of making Txakolina. The organic Bodegas Ameztoi is situated in the fishing village of Getaria, deep in the heart of the Basque country of northern Spain, overlooking the Bay of Biscay. The Ameztoi family grows the indigenous Hondarrabi Zuri and Hondurrabi Beltza grapes.
Txakoli Rosado is a rosé wine produced in the Basque Country of northern Spain, specifically in the Getaria and Bizkaia regions. It is made from local grape varieties and is known for its refreshing and slightly effervescent character.
Txakoli Rosado is unique for its origin in the Basque Country and the use of indigenous grape varieties, such as Hondarrabi Beltza and Hondarrabi Zuri. It is characterised by its light, crisp, and slightly sparkling nature, making it a popular choice during warm weather.
What is Bodegas Ameztoi?
Bodegas Ameztoi is a renowned winery located in the Basque Country of Spain. It is known for producing high-quality Txakoli wines, including Txakoli Rosado, and is recognised for its commitment to traditional winemaking practices.
What is the flavour profile of Txakoli Rosado from Bodegas Ameztoi?
Txakoli Rosado from Bodegas Ameztoi typically exhibits vibrant red fruit flavours, such as strawberries and raspberries, with refreshing acidity and a hint of salinity. Its slight effervescence adds a delightful fizziness to the wine.
Is Txakoli Rosado from Bodegas Ameztoi suitable for vegans?
Txakoli Rosado from Bodegas Ameztoi is generally ideal for vegans. The winery uses modern winemaking techniques that avoid animal-derived fining agents.
What foods pair well with Txakoli Rosado?
Txakoli Rosado pairs wonderfully with various dishes, especially coastal-influenced ones. It complements seafood, grilled fish, pintxos (Basque tapas), salads, and light cheeses. Its crisp acidity makes it an excellent match for summer cuisine.
Can I find Txakoli Rosado from Bodegas Ameztoi internationally?
While Bodegas Ameztoi wines, including Txakoli Rosado, are primarily distributed in Spain and some other European countries, international speciality wine shops or online retailers may carry their products.
Txakoli Rosado is traditionally served chilled. It is poured from a height into a glass to appreciate its effervescence, creating a slight sparkle entirely. This pouring technique is called "txotx."
Yes, Bodegas Ameztoi may offer wine tastings and tours of their winery. Check their official website or contact them directly to inquire about visiting opportunities.
How should I store Txakoli Rosado from Bodegas Ameztoi?
It is best to store Txakoli Rosado in a cool and dark place, away from direct sunlight and extreme temperatures. Once opened, reseal the bottle or use a wine stopper to preserve its freshness and effervescence. It is recommended to consume it within a few days of opening.
Origin: Basque region, Spain
Grape varieties: Hondarrabi Zuri, Hondarrabi Beltza
Food pairings: Aperitif, BBQ, oily fish & prawns
Bottle size: 75cl
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