Full Review

Lunetta

Lunetta
NV Rosé Spumante, Italy

Pair this wine with:
Chicken

Category: Other Sparkling

Date Tasted:
Country: Italy
Alcohol: 11.5% RS: .14%
84 Points
Bronze Medal
Recommended
$13.99

Lunetta
NV Rosé Spumante, Italy

Pair this wine with:
Chicken

Category: Other Sparkling

Date Tasted:
Country: Italy
Alcohol: 11.5% RS: .14%
Pale silvery pink color. Aromas of mixed melon balls, parmesan rind, spiced apple butter, and wool with a silky, crisp, effervescent, fruity light-to-medium body and a smooth, relaxed cherry confection and fruit cup finish. A fruity sparkler for weeknight celebrations.

Tasting Info

Wine Glass Style: Crisp & Lively, Fruity & Juicy & Smooth
Aroma Aroma: mixed melon balls, parmesan rind, spiced apple butter, and wool
Taste Flavor: cherry confection and fruit cup
Sweetness Sweetness: Fruity
Enjoy Enjoy: Now on its own and with food
Recipes Pairing: Sweet And Sour Chicken, Chicken Kebobs, Cobb Salad
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A fruity sparkler for weeknight celebrations.

The Producer or Importer

Palm Bay International

The Producer or  Importer
48 Harbor Park Drive
Port Washington, NY 11050
USA
1 800-872-5622

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Serve in a Champagne Flute
Sparkling wine covers many countries, grape types and quality levels. What all of these wines have in common are bubbles.

How the bubbles get there define the type and quality of the sparkling wine. The most famous sparkling wine of course is Champagne, from the eponymous region in France. These are made by what is known as the Champagne or "classic" method, where the secondary fermentation that produces the sparkle is done in an individual bottle. Other sparkling wines that use this method include Franciacorta and Alta Langa in Italy as well as Cava from Spain.

Other sparkling wines are made when the bubbles (or carbonation) is created in large tanks. While there are many inexpensive, simple sparkling wines made in this method, there are some excellent examples, most notably Prosecco.

Sparkling wines in many cases are meant to be drunk upon release, although the best examples of Champagne can age well for more than a decade. As sparkling wine is celebratory in nature, it is often used for toasting a special event, such as an anniversary or birthday. Yet the finest dry sparking wines work beautifully with a huge array of foods. These wines are arguably the finest food wines in the world.