2016 Bisson Ciliegiolo Rose, Golfo del Tigullio DOC, Liguria, Italy (750ml)

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Bisson Ciliegiolo Rose

Another of the Rosés we look forward to every spring! Here are the importer's notes, which tell the story well:

"Ciliegiolo is a traditional red grape variety that is rarely seen. Piero Lugano vinifies it to showcase its light and fruity character. When presenting it, we group this wine with our classic series of Rosés as it is released in the spring following the prior year’s harvest. Lugano proudly maintains this variety in both the Trigoso and Campegli vineyards situated in the hills above Sestri Levante and Chiavari, respectively. It is vinified dry, tastes of red cherry and wild berries and its brilliant cherry color is a particular joy to behold. Approximately 400 cases are imported for the US market annually.” ~ Peter Granoff, MS

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