Your Living City was invited to Gambero Rosso’s Italian wine event of the year in Stockholm. We took the opportunity to taste the highly recognised and award-winning wines. We have made a selection of some wines that can make a wonderful match during a summery day.
For over twenty years Gambero Rosso has been a champion and guarantor for the best of Made in Italy for food and wine lovers all over the world. In its efforts to inform about and promote Italian culinary excellence, Gambero Rosso organizes several International events, inviting only selected price-winning companies to participate with their products.
Lambrusco del Fondatore
Systembolaget number: 91140
Tasting Notes: Floral, elegant, rigorous. A complete range of aromas, an uncompromising relationship between acidity and structure, for a wine that is not easy but of great intensity. Dry and savory taste, pleasant bouquet, fine and evanescent foam, light and lively color.
Recommended food: Dry pasta, tortellini, grilled meats.
Villa Rosa Gran Selezione, 2016
Systembolaget number: 72700
Tasting Notes: 100% Sangiovese. Elegant nose characterised by floral notes that overlap with and blend with delicate fruity and and light spicy notes. The mouth is sapid, balanced and always vibrant, with the tannin that stretches and opens up to a live end, tense and devoid of any edge.
Recommended food: Your favourite grilled foods.
Storia di Famiglia Chianti Classico, 2019
Systembolaget number: 73273
Tasting Notes: It is the protagonist among Cecchi wines, Chianti Classico is exported worldwide. The high profile is the result of a long experience. The main grape is Sangiovese. Red ruby tending to garnet with ageing, fine nose, the taste is intense and persistent, its structure is large and with a great balance.
Recommended food: Red meats and rich poultry dishes, grilled veggies.
Tollo Pecorino Terre di Chieti, 2020
Systembolaget number: 51137
Tasting Notes: Fruity, with citrus and tropical fruits, peach and elegant flower notes. Full bodied, delicate, structured with persistent final.
Recommended food: Fish and shellfish, in particular salmon and white fish. The wine is also suitable for Italian cheeses such as mozzarella, burrata and other cream cheeses.
Rubesco Lungarotti, 2019
Systembolaget number: 2942
Tasting Notes: A red with balanced body and a fine ruby colour. Its aromas are typically spicy and consist of pepper and sweet tobacco; the background notes hint at red-fruit jam and violet. A pleasant drinkability with good concentration, mature and harmonious tannins with a long-lasting fruity finish.
Recommended food: Pasta, BBQ with spicy sauce, T-bone steak, beef fillet, roast beef with roast potatoes, eggplant, roasted chicken, slightly aged cheeses (pecorino, parmigiano), traditional lasagne alla Bolognese. Thanks to its moderate body it is also excellent for preparing sauces