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Casa Larga

Casa Larga
NV Tramonto Red Blend, Finger Lakes

Pair this wine with:
Beef Cheese Pasta Pork

Category: Other US Red

Date Tasted:
Country: USA
Alcohol: 12.5% RS: .5%
88 Points
Silver Medal
Highly Recommended
$10.99
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Casa Larga
NV Tramonto Red Blend, Finger Lakes

Pair this wine with:
Beef Cheese Pasta Pork

Category: Other US Red

Date Tasted:
Country: USA
Alcohol: 12.5% RS: .5%
Garnet color. Fruity, nutty aromas and flavors of chocolate nut and sesame candies and spiced pears and mulberries with a silky, bright, fruity medium body and a graceful, interesting, medium-length finish with overtones of cherry and tomato jellies and watermelon with chewy, soft tannins and a suggestion of oak flavor. A lovely, zippy red for all occasions.

Tasting Info

Wine Glass Style: Fruity, Crisp & Lively, Juicy & Smooth, Quaffable & Savory
Aroma Aroma: chocolate nut and sesame candies and spiced pears and mulberries
Taste Flavor: Same as aromas with overtones of cherry and tomato jellies and watermelon
Sweetness Sweetness: Fruity
Enjoy Enjoy: Now on its own and with food
Recipes Pairing: Ham With Mostarda, BBQ Pork, Lasagna
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A lovely, zippy red for all occasions.

The Producer

Casa Larga Vineyards

The Producer
2287 Turk Hill Rd.
Fairport, NY 14450
USA
1 585-223-4210

Other US Red

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Serve in a Zinfandel Wine Glass
'Other Red' is a catch-all category for both uncommon grape varietals and uncommon combinations of varietals. There are little pockets of other red varietals grown throughout the US. In California, Italian varietals such as Barbera, Gignolino, Primitivo, and Nebbiolo and esoteric Rhone varietals like Cinsault and Carignano can be found. Tempranillo, best known as the principal red variety of Spain’s Rioja, can also be found in small plantings in the Southwest where hot grown conditions favor the grape. Many producers throughout the US produce blends of Bordeaux with non-Bordeaux varietals such as Zinfandel, Petit Sirah, Syrah and even hybrids like Chambourcin that fall under our Other US Red category.