'A Vita Il Rosso 2018 750ml

size
750ml
country
Italy
region
Calabria
VM
89
VM
89
Rated 89 by Vinous Media
A pretty mix of dusty rose, cherries and candied lemon peel wafts up from the 2018 Il Rosso. This is soft yet juicy to the core, with vibrant acidity motivating its tart berry fruits, and a twang of sour citrus adding gravitas. It tapers off with medium length, leaving the palate completely reset for another sip, as a salty flourish of minerality lingers on. Il Rosso is geared up for immediate satisfaction, and it is composed primarily of Gaglioppo with a dollop of Magliocco. ... More details
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'A Vita Il Rosso 2018 750ml

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VM
89
VM
89
Rated 89 by Vinous Media
A pretty mix of dusty rose, cherries and candied lemon peel wafts up from the 2018 Il Rosso. This is soft yet juicy to the core, with vibrant acidity motivating its tart berry fruits, and a twang of sour citrus adding gravitas. It tapers off with medium length, leaving the palate completely reset for another sip, as a salty flourish of minerality lingers on. Il Rosso is geared up for immediate satisfaction, and it is composed primarily of Gaglioppo with a dollop of Magliocco.
Winery
A new wine for 'A Vita (although it was made once before, in the 2012 vintage), the 'il Rosso' is 92% Gaglioppo (from the hillside vineyards of Sant'Anastasia and Muzzunetto, at 100m asl) and 8% Magliocco (from the seaside vineyard Fego, at 0m). Both sites have typical clay-limestone marls. Harvest is in late September at yield of 4000-6000kg/ha (around 28-42 hl/ha). The grapes are co-fermented spontaneously, with a brief maceration of 36 hours. The addition of a little Magliocco has historic precedent in the area, as it softens Gaglioppo's notorious tannins and stabilizes its feeble color a bit. Aging is in stainless steel for 24 months, after which it is not clarified but undergoes a wide filtration. 6,400 bottles produced.
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size
750ml
country
Italy
region
Calabria
Overview
Rated 89 - A pretty mix of dusty rose, cherries and candied lemon peel wafts up from the 2018 Il Rosso. This is soft yet juicy to the core, with vibrant acidity motivating its tart berry fruits, and a twang of sour citrus adding gravitas. It tapers off with medium length, leaving the palate completely reset for another sip, as a salty flourish of minerality lingers on. Il Rosso is geared up for immediate satisfaction, and it is composed primarily of Gaglioppo with a dollop of Magliocco.
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Country: Italy

It isn't difficult to understand why Italy is famed not just for the quality of its wines, but also for the vast variety and range of characteristics found in the wines there. The terrain of the country varies wildly, from the lush rolling green hills and valley of Tuscany, to the sun drenched rocky coasts of Sicily, the mountainous and alpine regions of the north, and the marshy lowlands of the east. Italy really does have a little bit of everything. Combine this huge range of landscapes with an almost perfect climate for grape cultivation, and you have a country seemingly designed for viticultural excellence. The results speak for themselves, and it is clear to see that wine has become an inseparable part of Italian culture as a result of its abundance and brilliance. Each village, city and region has a local wine perfectly matched with the cuisine of the area, and not an evening passes without the vast majority of Italian families raising a glass of locally sourced wine with pride and pleasure.
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It isn't difficult to understand why Italy is famed not just for the quality of its wines, but also for the vast variety and range of characteristics found in the wines there. The terrain of the country varies wildly, from the lush rolling green hills and valley of Tuscany, to the sun drenched rocky coasts of Sicily, the mountainous and alpine regions of the north, and the marshy lowlands of the east. Italy really does have a little bit of everything. Combine this huge range of landscapes with an almost perfect climate for grape cultivation, and you have a country seemingly designed for viticultural excellence. The results speak for themselves, and it is clear to see that wine has become an inseparable part of Italian culture as a result of its abundance and brilliance. Each village, city and region has a local wine perfectly matched with the cuisine of the area, and not an evening passes without the vast majority of Italian families raising a glass of locally sourced wine with pride and pleasure.