Full Review

Stella Rosa

Stella Rosa
NV "Red" Semi-Sweet Sparkling Wine, Italy

Pair this wine with:
Chocolate

Category: Sparkling Dessert Wine

Date Tasted:
Country: Italy
Alcohol: 5% RS: 10%
89 Points
Silver Medal
Highly Recommended
$12
Best Buy

Stella Rosa
NV "Red" Semi-Sweet Sparkling Wine, Italy

Pair this wine with:
Chocolate

Category: Sparkling Dessert Wine

Date Tasted:
Country: Italy
Alcohol: 5% RS: 10%
Bright dark garnet color. Confected, fruity aromas of pink cotton candy, morello cherries, and lemon cream with a chewy, lively, effervescent, moderately sweet light-to-medium body and a seamless, interesting, brisk finish with fruit tannins and no oak.

Tasting Info

Wine Glass Style: Quaffable
Aroma Aroma: pink cotton candy, morello cherries, and lemon cream
Taste Flavor: seamless, interesting, brisk
Sweetness Sweetness: Fruity
Enjoy Enjoy: Now with food
Recipes Pairing: Chocolate Mousse, Chocolate Mousse, Mixed Nuts
Bottom Line Bottom Line: Highly Recommended

The Producer

Riboli Family Wine Estates

The Producer
737 Lamar Street
Los Angeles, CA 90031
USA
1 323-330-8720

Their Portfolio

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87 Bodega de San Antonio Sangria 10% (USA) $15.00.
88 Chocolate Bar NV Chocolate Port, California 18% (USA) $17.00.
87 Diama Sparkle NV "DOC", Prosecco 11.5% (Italy) $16.00.
83 Diama Sparkle NV Extra Dry Sparkling Rosé, Italy 11.5% (Italy) $16.00.
83 Diama Sparkle NV Extra Dry, Prosecco DOC 11.5% (Italy) $16.00.
87 Diama Sparkle NV Sparkling Rosé, Italy 11.5% (Italy) $16.00.
84 Fontana Gina 2014 Pinot Grigio, Delle Venezie IGT 12% (Italy) $13.00.
89 Kingsmill 2013 Chardonnay, Monterey 14.5% (USA) $16.00.
93 La Quinta NV Syrah Port, Paso Robles 18.5% (USA) $17.00.
88 Maddalena 2012 Chardonnay, Monterey 14.5% (USA) $14.00.
91 Maddalena 2013 Zinfandel, Paso Robles 14.9% (USA) $15.00.
91 Maddalena 2010 Merlot, Paso Robles 14.5% (USA) $15.00.
91 Maddalena 2010 Cabernet Sauvignon, Paso Robles 14.5% (USA) $15.00.
89 Maddalena 2012 Riesling, Monterey 11.5% (USA) $14.00.
86 Maddalena 2012 Chardonnay, Monterey 14.5% (USA) $14.00.
89 Maddalena 2013 Zinfandel, Paso Robles 14.5% (USA) $15.00.
91 Maddalena 2013 Riesling, Monterey 11.5% (USA) $15.00.
88 Maddalena 2014 Sauvignon Blanc, Paso Robles 14.1% (USA) $15.00.
90 Maddalena 2014 Muscat Canelli, Paso Robles 11% (USA) $15.00.
91 Maddalena 2011 Cabernet Sauvignon, Paso Robles 13.9% (USA) $20.00.
90 Maddalena 2011 Merlot, Paso Robles 13.9% (USA) $20.00.
93 Maddalena 2013 Chardonnay, Monterey 14.9% (USA) $15.00.
90 Maddalena 2014 Pinot Grigio, Monterey 14.1% (USA) $15.00.
90 Maddalena 2014 Zinfandel, Paso Robles 14.5% (USA) $20.00.
90 Maddalena 2014 Riesling, Monterey 11% (USA) $11.00.
86 Maddalena 2014 Moscato, Muscat Canelli, Paso Robles 11% (USA) $13.00.
91 Maddalena 2014 Chardonnay, Monterey 14.9% (USA) $15.00.
90 Maddalena 2015 Estate Reserve, Pinot Grigio, Monterey 13.9% (USA) $15.00.
88 Maddalena 2015 Estate Reserve, Muscat Canelli, Paso Robles 11% (USA) $13.00.
92 Maddalena 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon, Paso Robles 13.9% (USA) $18.00.
91 Maddalena 2012 Merlot, Paso Robles 14.5% (USA) $16.00.
88 Maddalena 2015 Zinfandel, Paso Robles 15.1% (USA) $19.00.
87 Maddalena 2015 Chardonnay, Monterey 14.9% (USA) $16.00.
88 Maddalena 2016 Estate Reserve, Pinot Grigio, Monterey 14.1% (USA) $16.00.
88 Maddalena 2017 Rosee, Paso Robles 12.5% (USA) $22.00.
92 Maddalena 2016 Zinfandel, Paso Robles 15.1% (USA) $22.00.
89 Maddalena 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon, Paso Robles 14.1% (USA) $20.00.
87 Maddalena 2014 Merlot, Paso Robles 14.1% (USA) $18.00.
86 Opaque 2013 Zinfandel, Paso Robles 15.1% (USA) $30.00.
97 Opaque 2010 Petit Verdot, Paso Robles 13.9% (USA) $30.00.
92 Opaque 2010 Malbec, Paso Robles 14.5% (USA) $30.00.
90 Opaque 2014 Zinfandel, Paso Robles 15.5% (USA) $30.00.
92 Opaque 2011 Malbec, Paso Robles 14.5% (USA) $30.00.
88 Opaque 2011 Petit Verdot, Paso Robles 14.1% (USA) $30.00.
94 Opaque 2014 Darkness Red Blend, Paso Robles 14.9% (USA) $30.00.
91 Opaque 2012 Irick Vineyard, Malbec, Paso Robles 14.5% (USA) $30.00.
90 Opaque 2012 Petit Verdot, Rutherford, Napa Valley 14.5% (USA) $30.00.
95 Riboli Family Vineyard 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon, Rutherford, Napa Valley 15.1% (USA) $60.00.
93 Riboli Family Vineyard 2011 Cabernet Sauvignon, Rutherford, Napa Valley 14.9% (USA) $70.00.
95 Riboli Family Vineyard 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley 15.1% (USA) $60.00.
87 Riboli Family Vineyard 2014 Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley 15.1% (USA) $60.00.
94 San Antonio 2010 Cask 520, Paso Robles 14.5% (USA) $30.00.
87 San Antonio NV Lambrusco, Emilia IGT 7.5% (Italy) $13.00.
93 San Antonio 2011 Heritage, Other Red, Paso Robles 14.5% (USA) $27.00.
92 San Antonio 2011 Cask 520, Paso Robles 14.5% (USA) $30.00.
84 San Antonio NV "Cardinale" Sweet Red Blend, California 11.5% (USA) $8.00.
80 San Antonio NV "Imperial" Semi-Sweet Red Blend, California 12% (USA) $8.00.
85 San Antonio NV "Granada" Tropical Sweet Pink, California 11% (USA) $8.00.
86 San Antonio NV "Villadoro", Moscato, California 12% (USA) $8.00.
80 San Antonio NV Lambrusco, Italy 7.5% (Italy) $8.00.
91 San Antonio 2014 Centennial Red Blend, Paso Robles 14.5% (USA) $85.00.
88 San Simeon 2014 Chardonnay, Monterey 14.9% (USA) $18.00.
88 San Simeon 2013 Pinot Noir, Monterey 14.9% (USA) $25.00.
90 San Simeon 2014 Estate Reserve, Viognier, Paso Robles 15.1% (USA) $19.00.
88 San Simeon 2012 Estate Reserve, Merlot, Paso Robles 14.1% (USA) $20.00.
91 San Simeon 2012 Estate Reserve, Cabernet Sauvignon, Paso Robles 14.5% (USA) $25.00.
94 San Simeon 2014 Chardonnay, Monterey 14.9% (USA) $20.00.
91 San Simeon 2014 Pinot Noir, Monterey 14.9% (USA) $25.00.
92 San Simeon 2011 Estate Reserve, Syrah, Paso Robles 14.5% (USA) $22.00.
88 San Simeon 2011 Estate Reserve, Petite Sirah, Paso Robles 13.9% (USA) $22.00.
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90 San Simeon 2015 Stefano Vineyard Estate Reserve, Viognier, Paso Robles 14.9% (USA) $20.00.
89 San Simeon 2012 Estate Reserve, Petite Sirah, Paso Robles 14.1% (USA) $22.00.
89 San Simeon 2013 Estate Reserve, Cabernet Sauvignon, Paso Robles 14.5% (USA) $25.00.
91 San Simeon 2013 Estate Reserve, Merlot, Paso Robles 14.1% (USA) $20.00.
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91 San Simeon 2016 Estate Reserve, Sauvignon Blanc, Paso Robles 14.1% (USA) $19.00.
89 San Simeon 2015 Estate Reserve, Pinot Noir, Monterey 14.9% (USA) $19.00.
95 San Simeon 2014 Estate Reserve, Cabernet Sauvignon, Paso Robles 14.5% (USA) $27.00.
86 San Simeon 2016 Stefano Vineyard Estate Reserve, Viognier, Paso Robles 14.9% (USA) $20.00.
92 San Simeon 2012 Estate Reserve, Syrah, Paso Robles 14.9% (USA) $22.00.
89 San Simeon 2014 Estate Reserve, Merlot, Paso Robles 13.9% (USA) $20.00.
91 San Simeon 2014 Stormwatch Estate Reserve, Paso Robles 14.5% (USA) $70.00.
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86 San Simeon 2017 Stefano Vineyard Rosé, Grenache, Paso Robles 14.1% (USA) $22.00.
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95 San Simeon 2014 Petite Sirah, Paso Robles 14.5% (USA) $25.00.
89 San Simeon 2015 Estate Reserve, Cabernet Sauvignon, Paso Robles 14.5% (USA) $28.00.
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90 Stella Rosa NV Black, Italy 5% (Italy) $15.00.
88 Stella Rosa NV "DOCG", Moscato d’Asti, Moscato d’Asti 5.5% (Italy) $12.00.
84 Stella Rosa NV Platinum White, Italy 5% (Italy) $15.00.
85 Stella Rosa NV Prosecco 11% (Italy) $16.00.
88 Stella Rosa NV Extra Dry, Prosecco DOC 11% (Italy) $15.00.
88 Stella Rosa NV Brachetto d’Acqui DOCG 6% (Italy) $15.00.
88 Stella Rosa NV Sparkling Moscato Rosé, Italy 9.5% (Italy) $15.00.
89 Stella Rosa NV Sparkling Moscato Orange, Fior d’Arancio Colli Euganei DOCG 6% (Italy) $15.00.
91 Stella Rosa NV Sparkling Sweet Moscato, Italy 6% (Italy) $15.00.
85 Stella Rosa NV Semi-Sweet, Moscato, Italy 5% (Italy) $12.00.
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89 Stella Rosa NV "Stella Berry" Semi-Sweet Sparkling Wine, Italy 5% (Italy) $9.00.
91 Stella Rosa NV "Stella Peach" Semi-Sweet Sparkling Wine, Italy 5% (Italy) $9.00.
89 Stella Rosa NV "Red" Semi-Sweet Sparkling Wine, Italy 5% (Italy) $12.00.
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80 Stella Rosa NV Extra Dry, Prosecco DOC 11% (Italy) $15.00.
89 Stella Rosa NV Imperiale Extra Dry, Prosecco DOC 11% (Italy) $15.00.
87 Stella Rosa NV Imperiale Made With Organic Grapes, Prosecco DOC 11% (Italy) $15.00.
92 Stella Rosa NV Rosé, Moscato, Italy 9.5% (Italy) $15.00.
87 Stella Rosa NV Berry Semi-Sweet Sparkling , Italy 5% (Italy) $9.00.
83 Stella Rosa NV Pink Semi-Sweet Sparkling , Italy 5% (Italy) $9.00.
90 Stella Rosa NV Red Semi-Sweet Sparkling , Italy 5% (Italy) $12.00.
87 Stella Rosa NV Rosso Semi-Sweet Wine, Italy 5.5% (Italy) $12.00.
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88 Stella Rosa NV Moscato d’Asti DOCG 5.5% (Italy) $12.00.
92 Stella Rosa NV Brachetto d’Acqui DOCG 6% (Italy) $15.00.
88 Stella Rosa NV Sparkling Moscato d’Orange, Italy 6% (Italy) $15.00.
86 Stella Rosa NV Imperiale Sparkling Orange Moscato, Fior d’Arancio Colli Euganei DOCG 6% (Italy) $15.00.
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89 Stella Rosa NV L’Originale Platinum, Italy 5.5% (Italy) $15.00.
85 Stella Rosa NV L’Originale Pink, Italy 5% (Italy) $9.00.
88 Stella Rosa NV Imperiale Black Lux Sparkling Wine, Italy 6.5% (Italy) $18.00.
91 Stella Rosa NV Rosso Lux Demi-Sweet Sparkling, Italy 6.5% (Italy) $18.00.
88 Stella Rosa NV Gold, Italy 10% (Italy) $14.00.
85 Stella Rosa NV Semi-Sweet Berry, Italy 5.5% (Italy) $9.00.
85 Stella Rosa NV Semi-Sweet, Moscato d’Asti 12% (Italy) $12.00.
86 Stella Rosa NV Extra Dry, Prosecco 11% (Italy) $16.00.
83 Stella Rosa NV Red Reserve Semi-Sweet, Italy 5% (Italy) $14.00.
89 Stella Rosa NV Black Lux Imperiale Semi-Sweet Sparkling, Italy 6.5% (Italy) $18.00.
86 Stella Rosa NV L’Originale Semi-Sweet Pink, Italy 5% (Italy) $9.00.
84 Stella Rosa NV L’Originale Semi-Sweet Platinum, Italy 5.5% (Italy) $15.00.
84 Stella Rosa NV Moscato Orange, Fior d’Arancio Colli Euganei DOCG 6% (Italy) $15.00.
83 Stella Rosa NV Gold Semi-Sweet Wine, Italy 5.5% (Italy) $14.00.
83 Stella Rosa NV Berry Semi-Sweet Sparkling , Italy 5.5% (Italy) $9.00.
86 Stella Rosa NV Moscato d’Asti 5.5% (Italy) $12.00.
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Sparkling Dessert Wine

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Serve in a Champagne Flute
Sparkling Dessert Wines are effervescent sweet fruity wines with residual sugar levels of 5% brix or higher that are not from established sparkling dessert wine categories like Italian Moscato d' Asti or Canadian Sparkling Ice Wines. American examples are usually made with a variety of muscat grapes, labeled as 'Moscato", and may include other natural flavors like citrus or berries.