Lambrusco (Italy)

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Lambrusco Italy;
Red Bubbles

Fruity, Slightly Sweet & Fizzy

Light pink to deep red. Fizzy sparkler with sweetness ranging from dry (secco) to sweet (dolce), but most popular are off-dry (amabile) or semi-sweet.

Aromas are dominated by red cherries but include violets, orange blossom, mandarin orange & watermelon.

Slightly sweet styles have flavors of ripe semi-sweet red berries & ripe citrus.

Lambrusco is both the name of the wine & the grape it's made from but there are 60 varieties.

Easy drinking with bubbles & moderate alcohol level.

Serve cold about 20 minutes out of the frig. Pairs well with spicy Thai & Indian cuisine, Italian red-sauce dishes, barbecue & many foods from it's native Emilia-Romagna region such as Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese, Prosciutto di Parma cured ham & balsamic vinegars.

Comes from...

Northern Italy, Emilia-Romagna region, Lambrusco di Sorbara DOC is lightest & rosé like but most sought