Rocca di Montegrossi Rosato 2010

Rose from Tuscany, Italy

Price: $20.00 $17.99
Save $2.01 (10%)
Item No. 115387
  • RP90
Alcohol By Volume: 13.5%

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 Sangioves-based Rosato is a rich, textured wine loaded with fruit. It shows gorgeous density all the way through to the sensual, inviting finish.

Blend: Sangiovese 90%, Canaiolo 4%, and Colorino 6%

Critical Acclaim

"The Sangiovese-based 2010 Rosato is a rich, textured wine loaded with fruit. It shows gorgeous density all the way through to the sensual, inviting finish. In 2010 the blend includes 6% Merlot and 4% Canaiolo. This is always a first-class, distinguished wine, hardly a surprise since the fruit comes from the estate's San Marcellino vineyard. Anticipated maturity: 2011-2013. "
90 Points

Learn About Rocca di Montegrossi

Rocca di Montegrossi is located in the heart of Chianti Classico – just outside Monti in Chianti, about 7 kilometres from Gaiole. Marco Ricasoli-Firidolfi, is a descendant of the historic winemaking family that can be credited with having put Chianti on the map of the world’s best wines. The winery, whose restoration and modernization were completed in 2000, is located near the Romanesque Church of San Marcellino.

Learn About Tuscany

(TUSS-can-ee) One of the most important wine regions in Italy, Tuscany is home to the cities of Florence and Siena, the districts of Chianti and Brunello di Montalcino, and the wineries of Sassicaia, Tignanello and Ornellaia. Tuscany is also home to the indigenous Italian grape variety, Sangiovese. Most of the wine coming from Tuscany is made from some clone of this...

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Learn About Rose

Rose(roe-ZAY) A Rose by Any Other Name Technically, a rose is an unfinished red wine, but the term seems so- secondary. Rose is a different sort of wine, with all the refreshing qualities of a white wine mixed with some characteristics of a red. It can be made from many different grape varietals and in many different regions, the most popular and successful being Southern France,...

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