Lambrusco, 2019. Broletto

Lambrusco, 2019. Broletto

Item #: U1120R2II
Vintage: 2019
Varietal: Lambrusco
Vineyard/Appellation: Emilia-Romagna, Italy
Color: Vibrant Ruby Red
Nose: Violet, Berries, and Red Fruit
Palate: Berries, Dark Cherry, And Notes of Rhubarb
Finish: Fresh, Full-Bodied, Clean Finish
Rating: 96
Cellaring/Serving Suggestions: Enjoy Now/Parmigiano Reggiano, Prosciutto Di Parma, Burgers, Pizza/ 8.5% Alcohol by Volume

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Cantina Puianello was founded in 1938 and is comprised of anumber of families working in cooperation according to a high setof standards. Traditional techniques are used in addition to newtechnology to ensure consistency and quality. The rich historyand land of Emilia-Romagna define the work at Cantina Puianello.Located in the hills of Reggio Emilia, the vineyards benefit froman ideal position for sunlight, regular rains, and the cool winds offthe Tyrrhenian Sea. Alberto Grasselli, the vineyard's oenologist, hasspent his career perfecting the techniques of Lambrusco and otherclassic styles of sparkling wines.

Broletto Organic Lambrusco takes its name from the Italian wordfor a community outdoor gathering place in a garden or vineyardsetting, making it a great wine for the outdoors, pleasing fans ofboth sparkling and red wine. Lambrusco refers to both the wineand the larger family of grapes from which it is produced. It canvary depending on the sub-varietals that are used, thus exhibitingcharacteristics and complexity that are often overlooked.

This Lambrusco is not the sweet mass-produced wine that is oftenfound in stores. It is an excellent example of high-quality Lambrusco.It is elegantly effervescent due to two natural fermentationswith native yeasts. It has an intense ruby color with darker purplehues. There are aromas of violet, berries, and red fruit. It is bothcharacteristically fresh and a full-bodied, food-friendly, and versatile.Prosciutto di Parma, Balsamic Vinegar of Modena and ParmigianoReggiano cheese are all specialties of Emilia-Romagna, so you cannotgo wrong pairing any of these with this Lambrusco. For a moreunexpected pairing, try this Lambrusco with a juicy cheeseburger.