Today, the best Lambruscos are dry (secco) and barely sweet (semisecco) and almost always made in a semi-sparkling, frizzante, style. There are about 10 different varieties, but if you’re just getting into Lambrusco, here are the 4 high quality varieties to know
Nerello Mascalese is a light-bodied red wine that primarily grows on the slopes of Mount Etna in Sicily. Despite its rarity, the wine offers amazing value and a taste profile that’s often likened to fine Pinot Noir. Find out what this special Sicilian red has to offer.
Gamay (“Gam-may” aka. Gamay Noir) is a light-bodied red wine that’s similar in taste to Pinot Noir. The best part about Gamay is you can find high quality wines that are a more-affordable option to Pinot Noir.
Pinot is a little bit misunderstood. Recent findings have shown us that all Pinot varieties are not just related, they are, in fact, the same! Time to get to the bottom of the story of Pinot, an ancient grape that has boggled us for centuries.