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Risata

Risata
NV Blueberry Flavored Semi-Sweet Red Blend, Italy

Pair this wine with:
Cheese Dessert

Category: Sparkling Flavored Wine

Date Tasted:
Country: Italy
Alcohol: 6% RS: 0.95%
92 Points
Gold Medal
Exceptional
$12
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Risata
NV Blueberry Flavored Semi-Sweet Red Blend, Italy

Pair this wine with:
Cheese Dessert

Category: Sparkling Flavored Wine

Date Tasted:
Country: Italy
Alcohol: 6% RS: 0.95%
Light garnet color. Aromas and flavors of cranberry-blueberry herb relish, pomegranate chutney, and sage and bay leaf with a supple, vibrant, finely carbonated, off-dry light-to-medium body and an effortless, interesting, medium-long finish with elements of citrus and berry sorbets and honeyed peach and apple with no oak flavor. A spicy and spry Brachetto-like wine that will be great with bbq or on its own for the pool party.

Tasting Info

Wine Glass Style: Crisp & Lively Fruity Juicy & Smooth
Aroma Aroma: cranberry-blueberry herb relish, pomegranate chutney, and sage and bay leaf
Taste Flavor: Same as aromas with elements of citrus and berry sorbets and honeyed peach and apple
Sweetness Sweetness: Off-Dry
Enjoy Enjoy: Now-3 years Enjoy on its own
Recipes Pairing: Mixed Nut Tart, Almond Cookies, New York Cheesecake
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A spicy and spry Brachetto-like wine that will be great with bbq or on its own for the pool party.

The Producer or Importer

Prestige Beverage Group

The Producer or  Importer
2300 Pilot Knob Road
Mendota Heights, MN 55120
USA
1 651-649-5823

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Sparkling Flavored Wine

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Flavored wine is a category of specialty sparkling wine products that have added flavors, colors and/or carbonated water. Examples run the gamut from watermelon-flavored sparkling Rose to pineapple-flavored California sparkling wine. These wines are typically sweet, light-hearted products meant for un-fussy enjoyment.