Carletto Ricco Rosso 2011

Red Blends from Italy

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Item No. 121155
Style: Smooth & Supple

Wine Style Guide

Light & Fruity

Red wines that are more fruit-forward and lighter in tannin and body.

Smooth & Supple

Medium bodied reds that go down easy, with smooth tannins and supple fruit.

Earthy & Spicy

Wines where earthy and/or spicy dominate the flavors – typically medium to full body.

Big & Bold

Full bodied wines that have concentrated fruit and are higher in alcohol and/or tannins. Some need age.

Alcohol By Volume: 13.0%

Alcohol By Volume Guide

  • 10%
  • 16+%
Most wine ranges from 10-16% alcohol by volume. Some varietals tend to have higher (for example Zinfandel and Cabernet Sauvignon) or lower alcohol levels (Pinot Noir and many white varietals), but there is always some variation from producer to producer. Some wine falls outside of this range, for instance Port weighs in closer to 20%, while Muscat and Riesling are usually a bit below 10%.

Winemaker's Notes

The name "Ricco" (Rich) refers to our rich blend of Sangiovese, Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon grapes all grown, fermented and vinted in stainless steel at controlled temperature. Ricco showcases the best quality of each variety: the intense bouquet of mature fruits from the Sangiovese, the soft tannins from the Merlot and the rich cherry flavor from the Cabernet Sauvignon.

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ballz - Alexandria, VA (read all my reviews)

Rating:
(2/1/2014)
Delicious! Wish I had bought more!
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Rating:
(4/24/2013)
Style: Smooth & Supple
So good, this wine makes you want to sing!!!
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CT Wineluvr - Stratford, CT (read all my reviews)

Rating:
(1/28/2014)
Fair everyday red, not well refined.
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Learn About Carletto Map ItMap It

Armando De Zan, owner of Candoni wines, created Carletto to honor his beloved uncle. A Cavaliere del Lavoro, or "Commander of the Order for Merit Recognition", Uncle Carletto was an Italian agronomist known for his outstanding viticultural work uncovering the most authentic Italian native varietals. Armando features these traditions and varietals in his lineup of wines sourced from Italy's most important wine regions.

Learn About Other Italian

Lombardy, Emilia-Romagna, Umbria Lombardy Home of the fashion capital of Milan, Lombardy is not quite Italy's capital of wine. It is, however, home to a few wines worth noting. Most vineyards are far north, far south or far east. First, in the south, the sparkling wine Franciacorta - this sparkling wine is made in the methode champagnoise and the better wineries produce...

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Learn About Other Red Blends

Other Red Red wines are certainly not limited to Cabernet and Pinot Noir - or even Nebbiolo and Grenache. There are a multitude of grape varieties throughout the world, however, in a Darwinian sense, survival of the fittest only brings us wines made from grapes that can adapt to changing climates and winemaking techniques. Notable Facts Our other red wines primarily consists of...

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