Cards of Wine

Lambrusco (Italy)

Lambrusco is a red sparkling wine from Emilia Romagna in Northern Italy.

It is typically made with the Charmat technique and ranges from bone dry to super sweet.

Typical Flavors

Strawberry
Wild
Strawberry
Cherry
Wild
Cherry
Blueberry
Blueberry
Blackberry
Blackberry

Wild berry flavors are typical for Lambrusco, with hints of bitterness.

Profile

Lambrusco tends to be acidic and fizzy:

BODYLight
TANNINSLight
FRUITHigh
ACIDITYHigh
Serving temperature:
8-10°C (46-50°F)
Lambrusco tastes perfect when served cool.

Food Pairing


Olive Oil
Olive Oil
Antipasti
Antipasti
Ham
Ham
Salami
Salami
Pasta
Pasta
Pizza
Pizza
Sandwich
Sandwich
Hamburger
Hamburger
Chicken
Chicken
Rabbit
Rabbit
Pork
Pork
Veal
Veal

Lambrusco pairs well with Mediterranean Cuisine and Street Food.

Pairing Suggestions

Excellent Pairing:
Mediterranean Cuisine.
Fried Vegetables. Tapas.
Spicy and Ethnic Food. Indian.
Pasta. Ravioli. Lasagna.
Cured Meat. Ham. Salumi.
Sandwich. Pizza. Hamburger.
Pulled Pork Wraps. BBQ Ribs.
Poultry. Rabbit. Veal.

Cheese:
Cheese. Parmigiano. Grana.

Emilia Romagna Specialities:
Gnocco Fritto (Fried Bread).
Tigelle (Flatbread).
Cappelletti (Fresh Pasta Stuffed with Meat).
Tortelloni di Zucca (Pumpkin Ravioli).

Sweet Lambrusco loves fruity desserts.

About

Modena has more to offer than Ferrari, Lamborghini and Balsamico.

In the 70's Lambrusco was Italy's most exported wine. Now this light and bubbly wine is on its way back.

The key to the new success is quality.

Emilia Romagna

Bologna (the capital) and the other big cities, Parma, and Modena are known as the mecca of food.

In the wine world, Emilia Romagna is best known for Lambrusco.

Red Wines:

Lambrusco
Sangiovese

White Wines:

Pignoletto
Albana di Romagna

Primary Grapes:

Trebbiano (30%)
Lambrusco (20%)
Sangiovese (15%)