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Lungarotti Rubesco 1998

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    Excellent quality/price ratio. Rubesco is a Lungarotti trademark recognized worldwide. Intense ruby red color and harmonious in taste, body and bouquet; elegant and balanced, it accompanies both simple dishes and more complex cuisine well. It is an excellent example of a Sangiovese-based wine where the Canaiolo enhances the color and fruitiness. Match with pasta or risotto, steak, roasts, barbecues and even fish in red sauces as well as, of course, 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, Teresa Severini Lungarotti became Italy’s first women enologist, and, having joined her father upon graduation from the University of Perugia, is the chief enologist at the Lungarotti Winery. In 1998, Giorgio’s youngest daughter, Chiara, graduated with her degree in agriculture and has taken charge of the viticulture program at Lungarotti. The Lungarotti sisters are a dedicated winemaking team, who continue their father’s proud legacy, leading the Umbrian wine industry in quality and innovation.
    RPT343435061_1998 Item# 38554