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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  • San Giuseppe Lambrusco 2005

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    I had the 2006 vintage of this wine. It was fruity and tasted of strawberries with light bubbles. It was very drinkable, though a bit forgetful as a wine. Read More

    Wine review by abeth


  • Riunite Lambrusco Emilia IGT NV

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    Wine review by jpiscionere


  • Hi all, my first day here. I was invited b Gegory de Paiaz who's a great guy so I sai, what the heck, sure, I'm in....Anywho, here I am. I love Napa cab and Cali Syrahs. I have been a wine lover since 1981 and have been through all the phases, and now I just want to drink great wines with great friends and family. My 19 year old son is quite a ... Read More

    Forum post in the topic Hello Snooth


  • Cleto Chiarli Lambrusco di Sorbara Vecchia Modena 2012

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    Wine review by Tazio


  • Riunite Lambrusco Emilia IGT NV

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    Wine review by caligirl13


  • Inspired by John of Loxton Cellars, who posted his ten top wines of all time if ... ... said. From Champagne to Lambrusco, I support bubbles and fat. Check out some serious research:http://vindelatable.blogspot.com/2008/07/potato-chips-and-sparkling-wine-k-i-s-s.html5.    Chenin Blanc and Almost Anything, Especially Spicy AnythingsChenin Blanc... Read More

    Forum post in the topic Top Food and Wine Pairings


  • Inspired by John of Loxton Cellars, who posted his ten top wines of all time if ... ... said. From Champagne to Lambrusco, I support bubbles and fat. Check out some serious research: http://vindelatable.blogspot.com/2008/07/potato-chips-and-sparkling-wine-k-i-s-s.html 5.    Chenin Blanc and Almost Anything, Especially Spicy Anythings Chenin Bl... Read More

    From the article Top Food and Wine Pairings


  • Ca del Bosco Franciacorta Brut Cuvee Annamaria Clementi Sparkling 1996

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    Ladies and Gentleman, this is to confirm that sometimes impossible is ... ... reached today) and the cheap lambrusco. But with the Cuvee Annamaria Clementi He proves that with dedication, passion, knowledge, the right dose of tradition blend with the use of new technology, a relatively new product (compare with the history of champagne) can s... Read More

    Wine review by Enrico Cerrato


  • Riunite Lambrusco Emilia IGT NV

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    Wine review by jacquie28


  • I am still toying with the shape and tone of this blog so forgive me as I feel ... a throw away reference to Lambrusco in this space a few weeks ago and that simple act has opened my eyes to the onrush of Lambrusco related press floating around out there. 'Brusco is the sparkly wine from Italy's Emilia - Romagna region which is often cited as ... Read More

    Forum post in the topic Stampa


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