Nashik has been famous as an Indian wine state for over two states. Nevertheless, there is also a hidden gem located in the Akluj Fratelli, where one can get serene calmness and enjoyment along with different types of wines.
Tasting wine is another level of experience, a harmony of texture and taste, where a wine lover understands a quality wine. But there are only a few who have acquired such expertise. However, this era will be over soon as the Indian wine business is getting a space steadily. With this, tasting wine becomes an everyday luxury. Wine Fratelli has a major contribution in enhancing the standards of wine industries. And here, we will share some vital info related to Fratelli wine. Let’s get started without further delay:
History of Fratelli Wine
Fratelli vineyards started its journey on one fine afternoon in 2006. Love and passion are the driving force of Fratelli. This vineyard is a vision that three families manifested, and they desired to narrate success stories through winemaking excellence.
Fratelli means ‘brothers’ in Italy. This is a joint venture of the Secci brothers of Italy and the Sekhri, Mohite-Patil brothers of India.
Dedicated to bringing new life to the wine industry by blending Italian and Indian Processes, this vineyard becomes the birth region of award-winning grape varieties.
Piero Masi, an expert winemaker from Tuscany, has supervised the making of wines at Fratelli vineyard since 2007. The brand continues to flourish by creating a relationship with every classy wine glass making friend with their relatives.
Late Mr. Kapil Sekhri, their founder, played a crucial role in making the wine famous. Not only that, it was his efforts that equal the premium quality Indian wine and Fratelli. He dreamed that the managements were still pursuing.
Top Fratelli Wines
Fratelli Red Wines
This red wine is created with Cabernet Sauvignon, Petit Verdot, Marcela, & Cabernet Franc varietals. The Cabernet Sauvignon adds to the texture and freshness of this type. Petit Verdot, Marcela, and Cabernet Franc offer the wine deep purple color with intense aromas of black fruits, tannins, a full-body, and silky finish. It contains flavors of spearmint and graphite against fresh tobacco and cedar backdrop.
Sette is a combination of Sangiovese and Cabernet Sauvignon. The wine offers notes of Sangiovese with clear essences of raspberry and violet, with vibrant acidity along with black fruit notes of Cabernet Sauvignon. This wine is full of fruity notes and has an elegant texture. It contains the essence of vanilla, with silky tannins and a vibrant finish. It’s better to keep this wine in a decanter 20 to 30 minutes before serving to get the best taste.
Made of Sangiovese, Cabernet Franc, Shiraz, MS Red has the aroma of Italian wines. This wine contains flavors of vibrant spices, cassis, blackcurrant through the slaty undernotes of Sangiovese. It is a medium-bodied red wine with the taste of ripe fruits, balanced acidity, and excellent dry finishing, and it contains 12.5% alcohol.
The Merlot Fratelli is a vibrant wine with the hue of ruby. Merlot grapes are used to make this wine. This wine has a taste of plum, and dark chocolate, mixed with its mild earthy undertones. This medium-bodied wine is silky, with round tannins, which makes it complex.
Made with the Sangiovese grape variety, this wine contains a light and classy oak flavor. It is sweet with refined tannins. This wine has a long finish and pleasant persistency that it doesn’t require decanting.
Fratelli Cabernet Sauvignon, a ruby-red wine, contains distinct tobacco and plum flavors. Light touches of black olives, pepper, and dark plum mixed with balanced acidity and soft tannins make it an approachable yet complex wine. Cabernet Sauvignon grapes are used to create this wine.
Cabernet Franc- Shiraz
Cabernet Franc and Shiraz grapes are used to create this wine. It is only Indian wine that is based on Cabernet Franc. It contains the flavors of pepper due to Shiraz, and Cabernet Franc adds to its roundness. Dark plum flavors mixed with rounded tannins and a long finish. They all together make it a lucrative wine.
Fratelli White wines
Fratelli white wine J’Noon white is a mixture of Chardonnay and Sauvignon blanc grape varietals. This wine contains green apples, white pear, and stone fruit notes. The flavors of lemongrass, white pepper, jasmine, and herbaceous are also there in this wine.
MS White is a combination of Chardonnay Sauvignon Blanc (80:20). The Sauvignon offers a fresh, crisp, and flavorful base. And on the base, the body, complexity, ripe fruit notes are built by Chardonnay. The combination of grapes makes it a high-quality white wine.
A wine made of Chardonnay grape variety, this wine is straw-colored. The aromas of orange and lemon with white flavors dominate the taste of this wine. It is good in acidity, with roundness and buttery notes at the finishing.
Sangiovese Bianco Fratelli contains the essence of spring blossom, coconut, and bougainvillea, which help to feel the wine better. The palate offers yellow apple, lemon drop, and minerality, and at the finishing, one will experience a buttery touch. Red Sangiovese grapes are used to prepare this wine.
Sauvignon Blanc is a crisp, well-balanced light-green-colored wine. It contains the notes of grapefruit, guava, and green chili, with fine acidity and minerality. Made of Sauvignon grape variety, it is an award-winning Fratelli wine.
Fratelli Rose Wine
Fratelli rose wines are made of Sangiovese grape variety. The color of the wine is a fresh rose petal. It contains flavors of summer red berries elegant fruit notes with a refreshing finish. It is suitable for the starter and main course.
Shiraz Rose is golden and pink in color with the fruity notes of strawberries, orange, lemon flowers. It is made of Shiraz grape variety and is crisp and dry layered with mineral flavors.
Tilt Bubbly Rose
This is a refreshing wine with the taste of tropical berry fruit and delicate finishing. Proprietary Indigenous varieties are used to make this wine.
Fratelli Sparkling wine
JCB N0 47
This is the first barrel-fermented wine with prominent mineral notes. This wine also offers green apple, tropical fruit, and brioche flavors. It is a dry wine and perfects with any Indian dish.
Gran Cuvee Brut
Gran Cuvee Brut is a Fratelli Champagne. It is nice and creamy, with a hint of citrus on the palate. It offers excellent persistency in the mouth after drinking.
NOI is the perfect wine for any time. It is a flavorful wine with the aromas of tropical fruit a bouquet. It is vibrant, and fresh wine offers a mouthful of refreshment.
Fratelli Wine Price
Fratelli wines price varies depending upon some factors. Let’s discuss Fratelli wine price in India
Fratelli Red Wine Price starts from 1200 for 750 ml.
Fratelli white wine price starts from 685 Rs. for 750ml.
Fratelli Champagne Price: The starting range is 950 Rs. for 750ml.
Fratelli Sparkling Wine Price in India starts from 1345 Rs. and then onwards.
Food pairing with Fratelli wines:
Usually, it is best to pair the red wines with rich dishes like roasted chicken or turkey, grilled mutton, red meat, etc.
Fratelli white wines always go best with tomato-based dishes, pizza, salads, etc.
It is perfect to have seafood, pesto, veggie, pizza with rose wine.
Fried chicken, steak, fried potatoes, caviar, macaroni are best to serve with sparkling wines.
Read about fundamentals of wine and food pairing.
Other offerings by Fratelli Wines and vineyards
Fratelli vineyards have some other offerings with their wines they are:
- The guest house to stay and spend quality time.
- The guests can enjoy a vineyards tour.
- They can taste their wines and visit the winemaking rooms.