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This Rosato comes from Cantine Intesa, a member of a large group of fruit, vegetable and grape growers. This cooperative, Agrintesa, is located in an important agricultural area in the eastern part of Emilia-Romagna.

Antonio Bottinelli created the sculpture on the label. It is called "Le Prime Rose" evoking a girl in her first bloom of youth, and accented her dress with a ring of roses. Our wine is a rose from the eastern part of Italy which we feel is as sweet as the girl herself.

Tasting Notes: The color is an elegant, deep pink, and the taste is that of strawberries and cherries; fruity and delightfully sweet.. Drink it chilled with a creamy cheese accompanied with fresh ripe fruit.

Region: Emilia-Romagna
Classification: Sangiovese Rubicone IGP
Area of Production:  Hilly area between Faenza to Modigliana
Grape Variety: 100% Sangiovese
Soil: Medium clay soil
Average Age of Vines:  2001 to 2003
Spacing of Plants:  2,500 - 3,500 plants per hectare
Trellising System: Guyot
Production per Acre:  5.36 tons
Vinification Technique: Cold maceration on the skin
(4-6º C) Soft pressing. Cold fermentation (12-14º C) .
Maturation:  Stainless Steel
Total Acidity:  5.20 g/l
PH: 3.20
Sugar Content:   80 g/l
Alcohol: 10%
Total Cases Produced:  410