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The rosso is a blend of local grape varieties made in a soft, fruit-forward style that perfectly lends itself to pairings with Piemontese cuisine, Italian cuisine in general, and, indeed, most food groups. It drinks well on its own, too. Bottled with a screw cap for your convenience.
|Blend:||50% Barbera, 40% Dolcetto, 5% Nebbiolo, 5% Cabernet Sauvignon|
|Producer:||Cantine Elvio Tintero|
|Vineyard:||15 year average, 1 ha|
|Aging:||Seven or eight months in stainless steel before bottling|
Trust the great winemakers, trust the great vineyards. Your wine merchant might even be trustworthy. In the long run, that vintage strip may be the least important guide to quality on your bottle of wine.—Kermit Lynch