Donelli Lambrusco Reggiano Demi Sec DOP

Donelli

VARIETALS

15% Ancellotta

65% Lambrusco Marani, Maestri, Montericco

10% Lambrusco Salamino

10% Lambrusco Grasparossa

APPELLATION

Emilia-Romagna, Italy

 

Donelli Lambrusco Reggiano Demi Sec DOP

Various strains of Lambrusco are sourced from select vineyards around the province of Reggio Emilia. Donelli Lambrusco Reggiano showcases a bouquet of flowers accented by notes of fresh red berries. Strawberry, raspberry, and tart plum flavors tickle the palate. Full-bodied in style, this sparkling wine achieves a perfect balance of light tannins, pleasant acidity, and subtle sweetness. Ideal as an aperitif, its off-dry style provides versatility to pair with spicy cuisine, soft cheeses, or even desserts. Serve chilled.

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Wine Spectator - 87 pts

This balanced Lambrusco offers a sweet-tart profile of candied black cherry, violet, star anise and dark chocolate shavings. Hard to stop sipping. Drink now.

A. Napjus, June 2016

Wine Enthusiast - 86 pts

From the Reggiano area of Emilia-Romagna in central Italy, this fizzy red wine offers aromas of chocolate and cherry liqueur. The wine is almost dry, with a sweet spot at the middle, and has the acidity and firmness to pair with cheesy pasta.

M. Larner, December 2011

Wine Enthusiast - 85 pts

This is a dry, fizzy red wine that’s made from a blend of indigenous Lambrusco grapes, including 55% Lambrusco Marani. Thanks to its bright acidity and lively fruit flavors, this pairs perfectly with fatty foods such as pasta in cream sauce or boiled meats.

M. Larner, Web Only 2012

Wine Spectator - 88 pts

Sweet, ripe black cherry and black raspberry fruit is balanced by juicy acidity, mixing with hints of tomato paste, red licorice and dried herbs. Well-balanced, with a fresh, lingering finish. Drink now through 2014.

A. Napjus, Web Only 2011