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Cleto Chiarli e Figli Premium Vecchia Modena - $13.49

Wine Details

Price: $13.49
Producer: Cleto Chiarli e Figli
Region: Lambrusco di Sorbara
Varietal: Lambrusco
Container Size: 750 ML
  • Red Wine
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Product Description

  • Deep rosé colour, with clear fragrances of strawberry and brushwood. Its taste is fresh, pervasive, mineral, and at the same time velvety and surprisingly pleasant. Dynamic. Alcohol content: 11% vol. Grape variety: Lambrusco di Sorbara Vinification: Light maceration, drawing off and refrigeration. Slow fermentation, ’Pris de Mousse’ in ‘cuve close’. Accompaniments: Pasta, tortellini, boiled meat and typical cuisine from Modena. Service temp.: Cool (10°-12° C.) Size: 37,5 CL - 75 CL - 1,5 LT

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Italy Makes nearly as much wine as France, but lags behind in their classification system. As a result, Italian wine isn’t taken as seriously as French wine. Most Italian wine is made from native grape varieties that don’t grow well elsewhere, such as Nebbiolo and Sangiovese. The most important regions are Piedmont, where Barolo and Barbaresco dominate, Tuscany, home to Chianti, Montepulciano, and the Super-Tuscans (a collection of relatively new reds), and the Northeastern region, where you’ll find Soave, Valpolicella, and Bardolino. Italy’s soils and climates are varied and ideally suited for viticulture, from the Alpine foothills in the north to the Mediterranean coast in the South. Its hilly landscape provides sun and cooler temperatures, even in the warmest regions. Italy has two categories of fine wines. DOCG, which means regulated and guaranteed place name, refers to a small group of elite wines. DOB wines are those with regulated (but not guaranteed) place names. A lower tier of table wines are grouped into IGT wines, which indicate the location on the label, and ordinary table wines, which carry no geographical indication except, “Italy.”
Lambrusco At its best, this lightly fizzy red wine from Emilia-Romagna should have a sharp, somewhat acid, bite, but can range from dry to vaguely sweet. Unfortunately, much of the Lambrusco bottled for export is watered down and softened. Look for labels bearing the DOC classification.

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