Lambrusco

Name of varietal: Lambrusco

Common synonyms: Salamino (refers to the bunch form)
 
Parentage of the grape: indigenous to Emilia-Romagna, Italy
 
History of the grape: There is evidence that the ancient Romans were drinking wines made from Lambrusco, a grape that was strewn about the hillsides like dandelions (its translation is “wild vines”). In Italy, for many centuries, the wine has been produced in various forms from dry to sweet, but usually some level of sparkling from frizzante to full on bubbles. It is made most often in the Charmat method, which means the secondary fermentation takes place in pressurized tanks, not in the bottle as in the champenoise method. It is sometimes blended with Ancellotta to add more intense color and body. By the mid 1970s, much of the Lambrusco that was imported was young, sweet and cheap, and this unfortunately gave it a terrible reputation for decades. However, more recently, excellent quality Lambruscos have been widely available, Read more »

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  • Riunite Lambrusco Emilia IGT NV

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  • Riunite Lambrusco Daunia 2006

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    i enjoy'd it with sprite to make a spritzer Read More

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  • HI y'all,I'm new to Snooth and and I have question. For christmas my husband and I went wine hunting and was hoping to find something wonderful and light for us and my-in-laws. We found Bartenura Moscato d'Asti 2007 and it was wonderful. Let me just say, we are not seasoned wine drinkers and only enjoy light and fizzy wines. We had the best and ... Read More

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  • Riunite Lambrusco Daunia 2006

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    Wine review by Neshand


  • Merritt Winery NV

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  • Medici Ermete Lambrusco Lambrusco Secco Concerto 2007

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    This is a wine that I got into after having it a favorite italian restaurant of mine. It's definitely something to have with food with really strong flavors and skews more towards the salty or oily side. I really enjoy having it with a cheese plate during the holidays. Overall it should be drunk in moderation as after awhile it gets pretty one n... Read More

    Wine review by trendyresistance


  • Tonight I'll be stuffing my face with potato latkes for Chanukah. Basically they're fried onion and potato pancakes, sometimes with apple sauce and sour cream on the side. Does anyone have suggestions for a type of wine that would go well with this?Thanks! Read More

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  • Riunite Lambrusco Emilia IGT NV

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    Wine review by jazzmanATB


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