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Wine for Polenta?

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Region: Calabria
Zone: Donnici DOC

Donnici Rosso DOC

Facts about this wine

Wine: Red wine
Taste: Semi dry
Volume: Medium
Min. alcohol: 12%
Storage potential: 5 years

A rare one, but Donnici Rosso can be a quite refreshing wine when enjoyed young, preferably lightly chilled.

This wine is produced from a somewhat exotic blend of Gaglioppo (locally known as Magliocco or Mantonico Nero) (50-100%), Greco Nero (10-20%), Malvasia Bianca and/or Pecorello Bianco, Montonico Bianco, Greco Bianco (min. 20%) along with other local varieties (of which max. 10% white and 20% red grapes).

The colour varies from ruby to cherry red, while the fragrance is vinous and agreeable, the taste ample, dry and harmonious. Minimum alcohol strength, 12.5%

An interesting Donnici Rosso Riserva is also produced.

Aging: Riserva 2 months [surely 2 years? AC], including 6 months in wooden casks and a further 6 months bottle aging, beginning on the first of November in the harvest year.

Aging potentail: Up to 6 years. Riserva 6-7 years. 

Great dishes to have with Donnici Rosso DOC

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