Leila Rosé: A New Wine Debuts in Cairo from Gianaclis
isn’t often that a new wine goes on sale in Cairo, so you’ll forgive us for being quite
excited to hear that today is the official launch of Leila Rosé . This latest
offering from Gianaclis and Al Ahram Beverages is due to hit the shelves across
the Capital from tomorrow.
new wine brings much needed variety to local wine lists found in the
Capital. According to one of our
reviewers who was lucky enough to have a preview tasting last week at Kattameya Heights, we have a lot to look forward
to in this “refreshing step up” for local wines. This latest offering comes at an opportune
time when Egyptian wines are experiencing something of a renaissance, as over
the last five years newcomers such as Ayam, Cape Bay,
and Caspar have made their way onto the Capital’s wine lists.
producers have been busy promoting it worldwide, and we’re told that
international connoisseurs were impressed enough to start distributing Leila in
other countries following its premier at the London International Wine Fair
earlier this year. The wine includes a blend of Sangiovese and Tempranillo
grapes and like all wines from Domaine de
Gianaclis, Leila is 100% locally grown.
For a reasonable
65LE, Leila will be available at all Drinkies locations as well as various five
star hotels and other premium venues.