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Lungarotti - Rubesco Rosso di Torgiano DOC 2018

Overview

“Rubesco” is derived from the Latin verb “rubescere,” to blush, and has a joyous significance.

Terroir: Grapes are cultivated in clayey‐sandy soil with medium depth, good structure and limestone subsoil.

Vinification: Stainless steel fermentation with 15 days of skin contact followed by aging for 12 months in casks and 12 months in bottle after light filtration.

Additional Details edit

Delicate and with good intensity. Elegant complexity with hints of pepper, cinnamon and tobacco; background notes of red jam and violet. Solid structure and superb concentration, the wine evolves with fresh acidity. Austere, balanced tannins with a fruity and slightly mineral finish. Technical Details
  • Appellation: Rosso di Torgiano DOC
  • Winemaker: Teresa Severini
  • Sustainability: Sustainable Practices
  • Soil: Loose sand, clay, limestone
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  • Yield: 9.5 tons/ha
  • Alcohol: 13.5%
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  • Avg Production: 450,000 bottles
  • Sizes Available: 12/750ml
  • Varietals: 90% Sangiovese, 10% Colorino

Recent News edit

The Wine Advocate Rating: 88

Author: Monica Larner

Date: Thursday, August 5, 2021

"This is Sangiovese with a small part Colorino. The 2018 Torgiano Rosso Rubesco is very bright and punchy with a mid-weight style. Aromas of tart cherry and redcurrant lift from the bouquet. Food friendly and fresh, with touches of blue flower and Mediterranean herb, this is a solid entry-level offering that's great for a trattoria dinner. Production stands at an ample 450,000 bottles."