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Sangiovese Rosato (Toscana)

Sangiovese Rosato is the classic Rosé from Toscana in Italy.

It is mainly produced with Sangiovese grapes.

Typical Flavors


Strawberry
Strawberry
Raspberry
Raspberry
Cherry
Wild
Cherry
Watermelon
Watermelon

Cranberry
Cranberry
Rose
Rose Petals
Herbs
Herbs
Minerals
Minerals

Sangiovese Rosato is fruity and flowery. Summer fruit, rose water, juicy watermelon mixed with herby notes.

Profile

Sangiovese Rosato is fresh and fruity:

SUGARDry
BODYMedium
FRUITMedium Plus
ACIDITYMedium Plus
Serving temperature:
8-10°C (46-50°F)

Food Pairing


Quiche
Grilled
Vegetables
Tapas
Antipasti
Charcuterie
Charcuterie
Pizza
Pizza

Seafood
Seafood
Fish
Fish
Paella
Pasta
Spicy Asian
Spicy

Tacos
Tex-Mex
Hamburger
Spicy
Hamburger
Chicken
Chicken
Pork
Pork

Sangiovese Rosato has a well-balanced acidity, making it very versatile for food pairing.

It loves Tapas, Grilled Vegetables, Charcuterie, Seafood, BBQ and all types of Spicy Food.

Pairing Suggestions

Excellent Pairing:
Olive Oil. Salads. Salad Nicoise.
Anchovy. Garlic. Safran. Herbs.
Grilled and Steamed Veggies.
Aperitif. Appetizer. Finger Food.
Tapenade. Bruschetta.
Lobster. Tuna. Smoked Salmon.
Raw Fish. Gravlax. Sushi. Sashimi.
Pizza. Pasta. Risotto. Cous Cous.
Cold Cuts. Charcuterie. Sausages. Lamb.
Grilled Fish. Seafood. Paella.
Fish Soup. Fishcakes. Crab Cakes.
Tacos. Fajitas. Wrap. Quiche.
BBQ. Grilled Pork. Chicken. Hamburger.

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

Cheese:
Goat. Sheep. Fresh. Camembert. Brie.

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).

About Sangiovese Rosato

Sangiovese Rosato is deliciuos served chilled.

The pink color comes from a brief contact with the skins.

The following DOCs produce Sangiovese Rosato in Toscana:

Other Italian Regions:

Toscana (Tuscany)

Toscana is famous for the city of Firenze, and red wines made from Sangiovese.

Toscana

Toscana is most famous for the majestetic city of Firenze.

On the wine side, the region is best known for the Sangiovese based red wines:

  • Chianti Classico
  • Brunello di Montalcino
  • Vino Nobile di Montepulciano.

A copy of the Bordeaux Blend, named Super Tuscan, is also popular all over the world.

Vermentino is the best known white wine from the coastline, and Vernaccia is an internationally recognised white wine from the medieval town of San Gimignano.

On the sweet side, Vin Santo ("Holy Wine") is the national drink in Tuscany.

Toscana has 11 DOCGs:

Sangiovese:

Chianti DOCG (70% Sangiovese)
Chianti Classico DOCG (80% Sangiovese)
Brunello di Montalcino DOCG (100% Sangiovese)
Vino Nobile di Montepulciano DOCG (70% Sangiovese)
Montecucco Sangiovese DOCG (90% Sangiovese)
Morellino di Scansano DOCG (85% Sangiovese)

Super Tuscan:

Carmignano DOCG (Sangiovese, Cab Sauvignon/Franc, Merlot)
Suvereto Rosso DOCG (Cab Sauvignon, Merlot)
Val di Cornia Rosso DOCG (Sangiovese, Cab Sauvignon, Merlot)

White:

Vernaccia di San Gimignano DOCG (85% Vernatcha)

Passito:

Elba Aleatico Passito DOCG (100% Aleatico)

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