Ka Mancine Rossese di Dolceacqua 2012
Maurizio harvesting the Rossese grapesThe Rossese grape is finicky, with yields varying from year to year

Ka Mancine Rossese di Dolceacqua “Beragna” 2013

$27.30

Fans of lighter-style Pinot Noir wines will find this Rossese di Dolceaqua red wine quite intriguing.

The finicky Rossese di Dolceacqua grape grows throughout Western Liguria and Provence, but very few bottles of this rare Ligurian red make it to our thirsty shores.

High above the Mediterranean sea near Dolceaqua in Liguria, Maurizio Anfosso dei Mancinei and his family tend the Rossese grapes growing in their Beragna vineyard each year, in hopes of sufficient harvest for a good vintage. It's back breaking work during the harvest, and the result of their toil is a genuine gift for us: an earthy, herbal red with delightful aromas and flavors of pie cherries, all with the characteristic salty minerals found in Med wines around these parts.

Maurizio's wine pairs nicely with firm fleshed fish, like salmon, and is perfect with the Ligurian local dish braised rabbit with olives and pine nuts. It also goes well with tomato-based pasta dishes, and is friendly with grilled pork chops.

Bottle Size:  750ml

Alcohol: 12.5%

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Additional Information

Weight 3.0 lbs
Vintage

2013

Bottle Size

750 mL

Grape Varietal

Rossese di Dolceacqua (100%)

Alcohol

12.5%

Region

Liguria

Bottles Produced

3,000

Servings per Bottle

4-6 glasses

Serving Temperature

54-66 degrees F

When to Drink

Drink now through 2017

Aging

12 months in bottle before release