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Cerasuolo d'Abruzzo (Abruzzo)

Cerasuolo d'Abruzzo DOC is from the Italian region of Abruzzo.

This ruby Rosé is made with the local grape Montepulciano d'Abruzzo.

Typical Flavors


Cherry
Wild
Cherry
Black Cherry
Black
Cherry
Strawberry
Strawberry
Pomegranate
Pomegranate

Rose
Rose Petals
Violet
Violets
Spices
Spices
Herbs
Herbs

Cerasuolo means cherry: this wine is both red as a cherry and tastes like a cherry.

Profile

Cerasuolo d'Abruzzo is a full bodied Rosé, dry, and acidic:

SUGARDry
BODYFull
FRUITMedium Plus
ACIDITYMedium Plus
Serving temperature:
14-16°C (57-61°F)

Food Pairing


Pizza
Pizza
Tapas
Antipasti
Charcuterie
Charcuterie
Seafood
Seafood

Paella
Pasta
Spicy Asian
Spicy
Tacos
Tex-Mex
Hamburger
Hamburger

Chicken
Chicken
Lamb
Lamb
Pork
Pork
Veal
Veal

Cerasuolo d'Abruzzo has a well-balanced acidity, making it very versatile for food pairing.

It loves BBQ, Pasta and Spicy Food.

Pairing Suggestions

Excellent Pairing:
Pasta. Risotto. Cous Cous.
Tapenade. Bruschetta. Olive Oil.
Anchovy. Garlic. Safran. Herbs.
Grilled or Roasted Fish. Seafood. Paella. Fishcakes.
Tacos. Fajitas. Wrap. Quiche.
Cold Cuts. Charcuterie. Sausages.
Roasted Chicken. Turkey. Ham. Lamb. Veal.
BBQ. Grilled Pork. Hamburger.

Best Match Cuisine:
Mediterranean. Spicy Asian. Thai.
Mexican. Tex Mex. Moroccan. Indian Curry.

Cheese:
Goat. Sheep.
Medium Aged Cow Cheese.

Italian Specialities:
Antipasti (Finger Food).
Insalata Caprese (Mozzarella, Tomatoes, Basil).
Tagliere Salumi e Formaggi (Salami and Cheese Plate).
Cozze Gratinate (Gratinated Stuffed Mussels).
Pasta ai Frutti di Mare (Seafood Pasta).
Penne all'Arrabbiata (Pasta in Spicy Sauce).
Fritto Misto di Mare (Mixed Fried Seafood).
Spiedini e Arrosticini (Meat Skewer).
Porchetta (Roasted Pork Belly with Rosemary).

DOC

The Cerasuolo d'Abruzzo DOC was created in October 2010.

It has a ruby cherry color looking much like a red wine.

The DOC covers cherry-red rosé wines from Abruzzo that have earlier been labeled Montepulciano d'Abruzzo Cerasuolo.

Abruzzo

Abruzzo is located in central Italy. The capital is L'Aquila.

Alcohol can be addictive. Drink in moderation.

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