Gazela Rosé NV

Member Review by ArturSalazar:

Did not find butyric acid. I found Gazela Rosé to be a a lively, refreshing, young and floral light wine. In the mouth, it is well-balanced with a soft and slightly fizz finish. Best when chilled and perfect for a light meal.

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Winery: Gazela
Color: Rosé
Variety: Rose
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Gazela:
GAZELA is a soft, light and refreshing Vinho Verde that goes well with life. GAZELA is an uncompromising wine, a renewed classic that confirms all the region’s potential to create light and engaging wines, ideal for everyday drinking. HISTORY Since its launch GAZELA has been an important brand in Sogrape´s commercial strategy. Created in 1984, it is a light, fresh and versatile wine, with fru... Read more
GAZELA is a soft, light and refreshing Vinho Verde that goes well with life. GAZELA is an uncompromising wine, a renewed classic that confirms all the region’s potential to create light and engaging wines, ideal for everyday drinking. HISTORY Since its launch GAZELA has been an important brand in Sogrape´s commercial strategy. Created in 1984, it is a light, fresh and versatile wine, with fruity bouquet and flavour and a slight touch of sugar, in a very attractive whole. It is ideal with meals or on its own as an aperitif. GAZELA was born at the Azevedo Manor and Estate, a magnificent estate purchased by Sogrape in 1982. Located at Lama, near Barcelos, Quinta de Azevedo is ideal for the production of high-quality Vinho Verde. The best regional vine varieties are planted here, especially Loureiro and Pedernã, both recommended for making Vinho Verde. The estate is also equipped with a modern vinification centre, an essential tool for making the company’s quality wines. In the Vinho Verde region, and apart from Quinta de Azevedo, Sogrape selects quality grapes and wines from private growers that are also part of GAZELA’S final blend. BRAND VALUES The pressure and intensity of modern life require moments of relaxation in which one can recover strength and enjoy life’s good moments. GAZELA is one such fascinating point of balance, a state of freshness and well-being that re-launches the company of friends, family, joy, passion, in a word, to be at ease with life. Leo Burnett were in charge of GAZELA’S media and outdoor campaigns. Based on the brand’s attributes and on its new packaging, the campaign’s claim arose naturally: “GAZELA goes well with life”. Refreshing, light and young, the campaign aims at creating a flavour-rich drink appeal. The advertising film, in its various formats, recalls things that go well with oneself, with one’s friends, with one’s family, with the seaside, with partying, all things that go well with life. Such as GAZELA. At about 3.5 million euros, this is the largest investment ever in a media campaign for a wine in Portugal, a figure that is even more relevant if seen in the context of the Vinho Verde segment. It is also a reflection of Sogrape's focus on the creation of strong brands. AWARDS Gazela Brand Awards Decanter World Wine Awards, 2006 – United Kingdom Gazela Vinho Verde D.O.C, Vinho Verde Bronze Medal Wine Masters Challenge, 2005 – Portugal Gazela Vinho Verde D.O.C, Vinho Verde Recommended Challenge du Vin, 2005 – France Gazela Vinho Verde D.O.C, Vinho Verde Bronze Medal International Wine and Spirits Competition, 2005 – United Kingdom Gazela Vinho Verde D.O.C, Vinho Verde Bronze Medal Decanter World Wine Awards, 2005 – United Kingdom Gazela Vinho Verde D.O.C, Vinho Verde Bronze Medal CVRVV Annual Labelling Competition, 2005 – Portugal Gazela Vinho Verde D.O.C, Vinho Verde Branco Other CVRVV Advertising Competition, 2005 – Portugal Gazela Vinho Verde D.O.C, Vinho Verde Other Read less

Member Reviews for Gazela Rosé

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Snooth User: ArturSalazar
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3.00 5
08/28/2009

Did not find butyric acid. I found Gazela Rosé to be a a lively, refreshing, young and floral light wine. In the mouth, it is well-balanced with a soft and slightly fizz finish. Best when chilled and perfect for a light meal.


Snooth User: NekotoNikku
21425394
2.00 5
07/31/2009

Pale red coloration with little to no depth, it turns out the bottle is tinted blue to give it an appealing reddish-purple tint. Slightly oily consistency in the glass, but watery in the mouth. Smells strongly of grapefruit and butyric acid (reminds me a lot of Natto, a Japanese food made by fermenting soy beans. Reminded my girlfriend of Parmesan cheese). The taste is mostly grapefruit with a hint of black cherry, but it leaves a lingering butyric taste which is unpleasant - Nikku



Tasting Notes:

A nice wine, with a very light tinge of bubbles. A flavor that is heavy in the red fruits with a crisp finish and overall low alcohol content. A sweet wine that is evened out by a slightly dry composition.


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