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Lungarotti Rubesco 2009

Lungarotti Rubesco 750ML 2009      
Sku: 10118

Tasting notes
A red with balanced body and a fine ruby colour. Its aromas are typically spicy and consist of pepper and sweet tobacco; the background notes hint at jam and violet. A pleasant drinkability with good concentration, mature and harmonious tannins with a long-lasting fruity finish.

Rating
 Wine Advocate 90 points (Feb 2013)
A delicious, value-priced red, the 2009 Rubesco is laced with sweet cherries, tobacco, anise and leather. The aromas and flavors build nicely in the glass as this radiant, polished wine shows off its considerable personality. This is a terrific wine for the money. Anticipated maturity: 2013-2019.

Other text
A DOC wine since 1968, it is Lungarotti’s most popular wine worldwide. Rubesco is a proprietary brand, derived from the Latin verb rubescere; to blush: hence, a joyous meaning. On the label, a bas-relief depicting the harvest, detail from the Fontana Maggiore of Perugia, Italy’s most beautiful 13th-century fountain.

Food pairing
Best suited with pasta and risotto, barbecues, and roasted red and white meats, cheeses. Also well suited for preparing sauces. Serve at 16 C (61F)

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Regional Varietals:
Canaiolo
Colorino
Sangiovese
Country: Italy
Region: Umbria
Sub-Region: Torgiano
Grape Varietal: Canaiolo,Colorino,Sangiovese
Type: Still wine
Classification: DOC
 
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