Varietal Details

Aleatico (Ahl-yah'-tee-co)

Posted on 11-03-2017

What is the Aleatico wine grape and what food do you pair it with? 

 Smoked Bacon Wrapped Sausage, Beef Tenderloin, Wygu Beef Burger with fresh Egg Sunnyside up, Quinoa, Orange Chicken and Noodles, Braised Lamb, Grilled Mushrooms, Slow Cooked Chicken and Potatoes, Garlic Pizza

 If stranded on an island this wine has been famous for being chosen as the beverage of choice by the likes of Napoleon. This highly aromatic wine captures influences of lychee and white rose hips and flavors of lingonberry and offers sweet solace in sustained tropical flavors. Often used in dessert wines as a casual sipper perfect for awaiting your ship to sail.

 

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