Rossese “Vigneto Isasco”, Punta Crena
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Rossese “Vigneto Isasco”, Punta Crena - 2022

Item # 22757 750mL

The terraced slopes that flank the sea have been cultivated for centuries in Liguria. This delightful, literally scrumptious, lithe red wine is made from the local Rossese grape and comes from plantings as far back as 1984.

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Wine made from grapes grown without synthetic pesticides, fertilizers and herbicides in the vineyard.


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Staff Pick Notes

This is a magical wine, as much so as Liguria, the place in Italy from where it originates. The terrain here is dramatically rugged, with hand worked terraces of vines on mountains that drop into the Mediterranean. Rossese’s aromas are at first are musky and exotic, but the moment of palate contact elicits cranberry, pomegranate less tannin/more acid and subtle spice. This juice is a quaffable joy!! Pair this glorious, light bodied red with spaghetti al pesto, sit back and let the magic happen.

- BLR

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Liguria

While perhaps more famous for its topless beaches, Liguria also produces some truly outstanding and unusual white wines. As the region is dominated primarily by coastal villages, it’s not surprising that the typical Liguria diet is rich in seafood - and as such, snappy, high-acidity whites are quite the M.O. One notable exception is the wine made from the idiosyncratic Pigato grape, which yields a softer, more lush wine with distinctive notes of herbs and (we’re not being tongue-and-cheek...

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