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MOSBY Rosato di Sangiovese

MOSBY Rosato di Sangiovese Wine Details

Description: The 2004 Mosby Rosato di Sangiovese is Bill's gorgeous rose made from estate-grown Sangiovese. Think of summer in a, strawberries, white peaches and melon, with a clean, crisp, dry finish. This wine is a full-bodied rose, perfect for spicy foods like Chipotle chicken, bar-b-qued ribs or garlicy shellfish. Try it with pancetta-wrapped grilled shrimp or grilled vegetables with a spicy dip for an appetizer course.

Varietal Definition
Sanguis Jovis, the Latin origin for the varietal name, literally means “blood of Jove.” Sangiovese is one of the oldest known varietals and it is likely that ancient Etruscan winemakers cultivated it, although the first literary reference to Sangiovese was in 1722. Sangiovese is probably indigenous to Tuscany, whose most famous wine is Chianti. Chianti is a blend that currently contains a minimum of 90% Sangiovese.Sangiovese thrives in hot dry climates. Because these climatic criteria generally enhance quantity, rather than quality, it takes careful cultivation and winemaking techniques to produce really excellent wine from this grape.


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