Monaci Kreos Rose Salento IGT

Monaci Kreos Rose Salento IGT

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100% Negroamaro

Kreos, with its intense vivid pink color, gets its name from “Eos”, the Greek goddess of dawn, whom Homer called “the rosy-fingered goddess.” Kreos emanates a bouquet of flowers, cherries, and raspberries that are prevalent in its elegant flavor as well. It has a tangy and earthy finish, with hints of nougat which lingers on the palate.

  • Wine EnthusiastAuthor: Alexander Peartree
    Date: Tuesday, September 1, 2020
    "A slick nose of wet stone, papaya and watermelon starts off this well-balanced rosato. The flavors build on the palate, beginning with a melon tone that leads to crushed strawberry and blood orange. There’s a gentle tannic grip and fresh acidity to house all the fruit, with a lick of peppery spice to add depth, while crushed cherryskins linger on the close."
    Grade: Best Buy
  • Parade MagazineAuthor: Kelli Acciardo
    Date: Monday, July 13, 2020
    All the Rosé Wine and Champagne We'll Be Quenching Our Thirst With This Summer -- "When you need a break from the pale pink varietals, give this insider approved pick a try. Castello Monaci Kreos Rosato comes from the heart of Italy’s rosé production region of Apulia and this 100% Negroamaro is made in the “saignée method,” which removes the juice from the skins after just enough contact to impart a rich pink color and clean berry flavor. Score: 88 Points
  • VinousAuthor: Josh Raynolds
    Date: Thursday, June 11, 2020
    "Vivid orange-pink. Ripe red berries on the nose and in the mouth. Fleshy and vaguely jammy, showing good depth and a lingering raspberry note on the smooth, broad finish. In a straightforward style and very easy to drink, even if it's not the last word in complexity.
  • Good HousekeepingAuthor: Lizz Schumer
    Date: Monday, June 1, 2020
    16 Best Rosé Wines to Celebrate Summer -- "Take a walk on the Italian side with this ruby-red rosé made from Puglia's Negroamaro grapes. It has a juicy, fruity flavor with a body that's almost as rich as a red, with a lovely floral aroma. It tastes great with summer pastas."