2012LaSpinettaRose2012 La Spinetta, Il Rose di Casanova, Casanova Della Spinetta Toscano Rosato IGT, Terricciola, Italy.
Giorgio Rivetti’s Tuscan Rose is made from 50% Sangiovese and 50% Prugnolo Gentile (also Sangiovese Grosso) and is a wonderful example of dry rose with dynamic freshness, amazing color, fun and class. The Casanova Della Spinetta label keeps getting better and better with more refined wines each vintage, and this Rose is a treat. Bright red citrus, tart cherries, strawberry, nectarine and watermelon lead the way along with playful herbs and spices plus a touch of cool mineral. The is a hint of rose petal and orange zest as well is this lovely summer wine, if you are looking for a great Italian rose this year, this is your wine, enjoy!
($24 Est.) 91+ Points, grapelive

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