Lambrusco


lam-broos-co

A family of 8 closely related grape varieties native to Italy that are made into sparkling wines, ranging from delicately colored rosés to deeply colored reds.

Primary Flavors

  • Strawberry
  • Blackberry
  • Rhubarb
  • Hibiscus
  • Potting Soil

Taste Profile

Dry

Medium-light Body

Medium Tannins

Medium-high Acidity

10–11.5% ABV

Handling


  • SERVE
    45–55°F / 7-12°C

  • GLASS TYPE
    Universal

  • DECANT
    No

  • CELLAR
    1–3 Years

Food Pairing

A great food pairing wine with everything from pizza to burgers. Try the local matches of Prosciutto di Parma and Parmigiano-Reggiano for true authenticity.

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About Madeline Puckette

James Beard Award-winning author and Wine Communicator of the Year. I co-founded Wine Folly to help people learn about wine. @WineFolly