Information about Rossese

Grape variety Rossese
Synonyms rossese di Ventimiglia, rossese di Albenga.
Grape colour Red grape
Vigour Excellent
Ripening Second half of October.
Productivity Good
Areas of cultivation It is diffused predominantly in the Liguria of Ponente.
History Probably Rossese was introduced by the Greeks already in the 7th century BC, but the news is completely uncertain. It is known for sure that the vine has been present since time immemorial in the area. Some believe that the introduction of the vine in Liguria had taken place by the ancient Greeks; Others argue that the Etruscans first began cultivating the vine in the western part of the region. Other news, however, they want it to be imported from the Doria in their possessions at Dolceacqua in 1270 in one of their sea trips.
Ampelographic features Leaf: large, five-lobed, with lobes and very marked breasts, closed petiole breast, deep, closed lateral sinuses, sometimes overlapped edges, lower, less deep, sometimes almost closed, often with lower lateral sinuses; Upper lip glaze, inferior with fluffy, diffuse, bristling ribs on the ribs, which are of light green color, wavy flap, bent almost to the cup, revolving lobes; Very pronounced tooth, with sharp teeth in double series; The color of the dark, opaque green flap. Bunch: medium size, truncated cone, winged (mostly with only one wing), medium tight, sturdy peduncle, green, medium, green pedicels; Little noticeable, green with reddish-brown; Medium brush, green. Acino: medium or less, round or sublimed, with a slightly pruinose skin, dark purple red (with fulvus reflexes), rather thin; Juicy flesh, simple flavor; Almost colorless (slightly amber) juice.
Characteristics of the wine obtained from this grape variety The color, first very clear, becomes a nice ruby ​​that tends to garnet with time. The olfactory range is vinous, with beautiful floral fragrances of delicate roses and violets, with fruity strawberry and currant tips. The palate remains delicate, soft, but with a beautiful body made of tannins that make it slightly bitter, balanced however by excellent velvety veins.
Notes Resistance to adversity: normal; Resists fairly well with frostbite and marine mists; And even enough of the oge.

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White still
DOC Colli di Luni Vermentino Superiore, 5% Rossese, 95% Vermentino
13.50%, 0,75 l
HK$ 211.00

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