Lambrusco (NV)

Riunite


Terroir: From the foothills and plains of the Reggio Emilia and Modena zones. Fertile, deep and medium-mixture grounds, 800 feet above sea level.

Vinification: The pressing and brief maceration of select grapes is followed by the fermentation of the must at controlled temperature. A second fermentation, using the Charmat method, imparts the characteristic sparkling note.

Additional Information

Riunite Lambrusco is a semi-sparkling wine with a lively and bright ruby-red color. It has a soft and harmonious taste. The perfume is fresh and fruity. Ideal with simple and light dishes, it is excellent to pair with traditional Italian cuisine as well as spicy dishes, grilled meats, and pizza.

Technical Details

  • Appellation: Reggio Emilia, Modena
  • Winemaker: Vanni Lusetti
  • Soil: medium-mixture grounds
  • Alcohol: 8.0%
  • Ttl Acidity: 7.5 g/l
  • Residual Sugar: 50 g/l
  • Sizes Available: 24/187ml, 12/750ml
  • Varietals: A blend of Lambrusco Salamino, Lambrusco Marani, Lambrusco Maestri, and Lancellotta

Recent Press

  • VinePair Author: Katie Brown
    Date: Monday, August 3, 2020
    The OG Hard Seltzer? Lambrusco. (UVM: 539,631) -- "Hard seltzer has unquestionably swept the nation over the past year. In fact, Americans bought more hard seltzer than vodka in 2019. And with its light, fruity taste, low-calorie content, and successful marketing campaigns, it’s easy to see why young people are so drawn to the stuff. But while it may seem as though the hard seltzer phenomenon is an unprecedented one, its popularity is distinctly similar to a trend the wine industry has seen before: the rise of Lambrusco."

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  • Delish.com Author: Maria Miyashiro
    Date: Wednesday, July 29, 2020
    Get A Crash Course In Sweet Red Wine (And 6 Bottles You'll Love!) -- "Notes of cherry, strawberry, and vanilla shine in this sparkling red. Easy on the palate...and on the wallet!"
  • The Zoe Report Author: Ashley Tibbits
    Date: Wednesday, April 15, 2020
    These 3-Ingredient (Or Less) Cocktails Will Be A Hit For Your Next Virtual Happy Hour -- "Riunite created this take on the standard beer-plus-lemonade drink that's a summer favorite. But in this case, you'll replace the brew with Lambrusco, a dry, sparkling red wine."

    Lambrusco Shandy
    3 oz. Riunite Lambrusco
    2 oz. Lemonade
    Build over ice. Garnish with lemon wheel.
  • Real Simple Author: Betty Gold
    Date: Tuesday, January 28, 2020
    The Ultimate Wine Pairings for Your Favorite Super Bowl Foods -- #14 Chili and Lambrusco
    "The subtle sweetness of Lambrusco balances out even the spiciest chili. This lively, semi-sparkling red sells at an approachable price, making it a staple wine for any holiday party host."

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