Full Review

Risata

Risata
NV Sparkling Rosé, Italy

Pair this wine with:
Chicken Shellfish

Category: Other Sparkling

Date Tasted:
Country: Italy
Alcohol: 11% RS: <1%
91 Points
Gold Medal
Exceptional
$16.99
Best Buy

Risata
NV Sparkling Rosé, Italy

Pair this wine with:
Chicken Shellfish

Category: Other Sparkling

Date Tasted:
Country: Italy
Alcohol: 11% RS: <1%
Brilliant silvery pinkdark brown color. Fruity aromas and flavors of strawberries and nougat with a supple, crisp, effervescent, dry-yet-fruity medium body and a smooth, engaging, medium-long finish manifesting suggestions of strawberry shortcake, apple, and clementine. A beautifully fruity and mouthwatering rose sparkler that is sure to please.

Tasting Info

Wine Glass Style: Crisp & Lively, Fruity, Juicy & Smooth & Quaffable
Aroma Aroma: strawberries and nougat
Taste Flavor: Same as aromas with suggestions of strawberry shortcake, apple, and clementine
Sweetness Sweetness: Dry-yet-Fruity
Enjoy Enjoy: Now Enjoy on its own
Recipes Pairing: Grilled Shrimp Brochettes, Jambalaya, Cobb Salad
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A beautifully fruity and mouthwatering rose sparkler that is sure to please.

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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