Bastianich Vespa Rosso 2011

Product code: 10BAST50B2011

This is a big, full bodied wine. It has flavours of red cherries and blackberries, along with some herby, earthy and sweet spicy flavours.

  • Country:Italy
  • Region:Friuli
  • Vintage:2011
  • ABV:13.5%
  • Colour:Red
  • Product Type:Still
  • Bottle Size:75 cl
  • Grape Variety:Merlot, Refosco, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc
  • Closure:Natural Cork

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Taste scale & description

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Taste Scale: 9

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Bastianitch Vespa Rosso

Product guide note

From Friuli in Italy, this complex wine is made from a blend of red grape varieties.

Food match

Steaks, Meaty pasta dishes, Roast Beef

Production information

Producer: Bastianich

Bastianich is located in Friuli and specialises in local grapes such as Friulano and Ribolla Gialla. The house style is very fresh and crisp with lots of aromatic fruit, making the wines ideal for a wide range of foods and cuisines. The wines are already rated amongst the top in the region with Vespa Bianco having been awarded Tre Bicchieri in the Gambero Rosso no fewer than 6 times! Joe also owns La Mozza based in Tuscany. The bold intense wines are the perfect foil to the fresh flavours of Friuli.

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Production note

The wine is crafted by macerating and fermenting the different grape varieties individually in open-top 500-litre oak barrels. Punching down is done by hand for the softest possible extraction, and a vertical wooden press is used to ensure there is less skin-against-skin friction. After barrel ageing the varieties separately for 18 months, the blend is then created and aged in bottle for 1 year before release.

  • Vegetarian Yes
  • Vegan Yes

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