Bruno Zanasi

Bruno Zanasi Lambrusco Grasparossa di Castelvetro 2022

$27
$27

This is one of the best Lambrusco I tasted this year. It is super classic tasting, with an explosion of red fruit, small berries, a balsamic note, and fine bubbles that pair perfectly with all kinds of cold cuts but also pizza and pasta. A 100% pizza wine to be enjoyed chilled with family and friends.

Dry/Sweet:, Dry
Wine Type:, Red
Wine Style:, Light Body
Grapes:, Lambrusco
Farming:, Organic, Biodynamic
Vintage:, 2022
Alcohol:, 12%
Country:, Italy
Region:, Emilia–Romagna
Appellation:, Lambrusco Emilia IGT
Bottle Size:, 750ml
Sugar level:, Low Sugar, Zero Added Sugar

Food Pairing Ideas:

Charcuterie.

 

Producer profile

Bruno Zanasi

Bruno Zanasi Winery, located in Castelnuovo Rangone in Emilia-Romagna, is renowned for its dedication to quality and tradition. Bruno Zanasi founded the winery, which has been a family-run estate for generations, focusing on cultivating local grape varieties. The vineyards, situated in the hills of Modena, benefit from an ideal microclimate thanks to the proximity of Monte Cimone, which provides the perfect conditions for producing sparkling wines.

The winery's flagship wine is the Lambrusco Grasparossa di Castelvetro D.O.P. This dry, sparkling red wine features a vivid purple color with an intense ruby-red hue. It offers a mix of ripe red fruits and a note of freshness enhanced by the bubbles. It balances fruity notes with moderate heat and light tannins on the palate, making it a versatile wine suitable for various dishes, including red meats and pizza.

Bruno Zanasi Winery emphasizes sustainable practices, using organic methods in the vineyards and traditional winemaking techniques. This approach ensures the health of the soil and vines, allowing the grapes to express their true character.

Today, Marco Zanasi, Bruno's grandson, his wife Mara, and brother Matteo continue the family tradition. They oversee the winemaking process, from vineyard management to bottling, ensuring that each bottle reflects the estate's dedication to quality and authenticity.

Wine region

Emilia–Romagna, Italy

History

Emilia-Romagna's viticultural legacy dates back to ancient times, with both the Etruscans and Romans recognizing the value of the region's fertile terrains.

Subsequently, they initiated the cultivation of vineyards, thereby establishing the foundational pillars of the region's wine legacy. Over time, Emilia-Romagna welcomed various traders and settlers, and their collective contributions further shaped its wine traditions.

Terroir

Geographically, Emilia-Romagna spans from the expansive plains of the Po River to the rugged terrains of the Apennine Mountains. The region's climatic conditions, moderated by the Adriatic Sea, provide an optimal environment for viticulture. Its terroir, characterized by a composite soil structure of clay, silt, and sand, accentuates the uniqueness of its vineyards.

This particular soil composition ensures that grapes cultivated here encapsulate the region's intrinsic qualities, resulting in wines that reflect the true essence of Emilia-Romagna.

Wines

Emilia-Romagna is a repository of diverse wines, with Lambrusco often being the most recognized. However, its offerings extend beyond this effervescent variety. The region's Sangiovese reds are emblematic of its profound wine-producing expertise, while the Trebbiano whites exhibit a distinct lightness and elegance.

With an increasing emphasis on organic and natural wine production, Emilia-Romagna is poised to be at the forefront of contemporary vinicultural innovations, underscoring the belief that wine is not merely a beverage but a narrative of its origins.

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What is natural wine?

Natural wine is a type of wine made in small batches from hand-harvested organic or biodynamic grapes with minimal intervention in the cellar.
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