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Fattoria Moretto, Lambrusco Grasparossa Di Castelvetro 2013


Recommendation: Unique, flavorful, delicious and an excellent value.

Winery/Producer: Azienda Vitivinicola Fattoria Moretto; Castelvetro, Italy.

Grape Variety: Lambrusco Grasparossa

Geographic Region, Appellation: Lambrusco Grasparossa di Castelvetro

Vintage: 2013

Price: $18.90 with a 10% discount)

Purchased From: The Caviste Wine Shop; Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

Paired With: Leftover Thanksgiving turkey dinner with all the trimmings.

Tasting:

    He said: Chilled before opening. VERY opaque and VERY dark purple color. Light blackberry aromas. A WOW intense taste of blackberry, ripe blueberry and effervescence…deep dark fruit taste (just as it looks) with a sparkling dry, zesty finish. It’s a WOW, WOW wine. Wonderful with the turkey and delicious drinking alone. Think the deepest darkest red wine you have had and add Champagne bubbles. It’s a VERY fun wine and one I would pair with all kinds of food. It’s light, flavorful and delicious…just plain fantantic in my book

    She said: I can’t really decide why I like this wine but I do. There is no big flavor or body but the experience on the palate is divine. With a light body it offers mouth tingling tannins that persist into the long finish and are emphasized by the effervescence. I have nothing to compare it with price wise but I would quickly buy it again.

    Comments:

Alcohol: 11%

Bar code: 7 61503 72550 9

Imported by: Kermit Lynch Wine Merchant; Berkeley, California.