Lungarotti Rubesco 2004

Red Blends from Southern Italy, Italy

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Item No. 93451
  • red wine
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Winemaker's Notes

DOC since 1968, Rubesco is no doubt Lungarotti's most popular wine world wide. The name comes from the Latin verb rubescere, "to blush". This wine is ready for immediate consumption but will further improve with bottle aging.

Color: Deep and intense ruby red

Aroma: Intense, with great character in expressing the spiciness (sweet tobacco, pepper, cinnamon); the spicy notes are supported by a great concentration of small red fruits and jam

Taste: A wine with solid structure and good concentration, it has strong and enveloping tannins; decisive in revealing the red fruits, it closes with great complexity and a soft finish.

A perfect wine both for everyday meals and for special dishes, with pasta or risotto, steaks, lamb, roasted white or red meats, barbecued foods and naturally, cheeses. Due to its medium body, it is also excellent for preparing sauces.

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Created by Dott. Giorgio Lungarotti in 1962, the Lungarotti Winery has built its reputation on a legacy of firsts in Italian winemaking. Lungarotti"s Torre di Giano and Rubesco wines were the first wines from Umbria, and some of the first in Italy to, in 1968, be granted DOC status. In 1990, the single-vineyard Rubesco Riserva Vigna Monticchio achieved DOCG status. In the 1970s,...

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Abruzzi, Puglia, & Campania Abruzzi Kind of central, kind of southern, this region is best known for it's wine, Montapulciano d'Abruzzi - this wine is made from the Montelpulciano grape, unlike Vino Nobile di Montelpulciano, made with a Sangiovese clone in the region of Montelpuliciano. The Montelpulciano grape is happiest here in Abruzzi and the wine is rustic, yet soft...

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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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