Roscato is a collection of irresistible, delicately sweet, frizzante wines from the northern Italian region of Lombardy. Made from a blend of Pinot Noir, Croatina and Teroldego, Roscato Rose Dolce makes a wonderful aperitif and is also incredibly food-friendly.
Roscato seamlessly combines a long-held grape growing tradition with the flair of modern winemaking techniques and style. The result is a wine of enticing character that perfectly meets the surging demand for sweet, slightly sparkling wines.
With a low alcohol of 8% and a touch of sparkle to flawlessly balance the sweetness, Roscato is the ideal complement for today’s cuisine. Enjoy it with white meats, classic Italian dishes, spicy foods and more.
Trentino and Lombardy, Italy. Vineyards in the Valdadige and Oltrepò area in the province of Pavia.
Pinot Noir, Croatina and Teroldego.
Each variety is harvested and vinified separately, allowing the grapes to reach perfect ripeness. Following de-stemming, the must is macerated with the skins allowing it to retain maximum fragrance. The must is kept at a low temperature until fermentation, at which point the two varieties are blended together. When the wine has reached an alcohol content of 8%, fermentation is interrupted by lowering temperature to approximately 32°F leaving a high level of natural residual sugar. The three grape varieties are harvested separately as they ripen at different times; the grapes are vinified using the method for making white wine with the skins being separated immediately after pressing; brief contact with the skins during this stage allows for extraction of some color pigments, which impart the typical rosé color. The grape must is chilled until all three varieties are ready to be fermented; it is at this stage that the blend is formed. Fermentation is halted naturally by lowering the temperature to near 32˚F when the alcohol content reaches 8.0 percent by volume. This retains a substantial amount of natural residual sugar.
A creamy white foam with persistent tiny bubbles. Bright rose color with ruby red reflections.
Delicate aromas of red berries and cotton candy.
Lusciously sweet with a primary red fruit flavors yet refreshing with a lingering finish.
Highly versatile. A great aperitif and equally splendid with richly flavored foods and desserts. Enjoy well chilled.