Rubesco Rosso di Torgiano DOC 2013


“Rubesco” is derived from the Latin verb “rubescere,” to blush, and has a joyous significance.

Terroir: Grapes are cultivated in clayey‐sandy soil with medium depth, good structure and limestone subsoil.

Vinification: Stainless steel fermentation with 15 days of skin contact followed by aging for 12 months in casks and 12 months in bottle after light filtration.

Additional Information

Bouquet: Delicate and with good intensity, elegant complexity with hints of pepper, cinnamon and tobacco; background notes of red jam and violet.

Flavor: Solid structure and superb concentration, it evolves with fresh acidity; austere, balanced tannins with a fruity and slightly mineral finish.

Technical Details

  • Appellation: Rosso di Torgiano DOC
  • Winemaker: Teresa Severini
  • Sustainability: Sustainable Practices
  • Soil: Loose sand, clay, limestone
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  • Yield: 9.5 tons/ha
  • Alcohol: 13.5%
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  • Avg Production: 450,000 bottles
  • Sizes Available: 750ml
  • Pack Size: 12/750ml
  • UPC Code: Inquire
  • Varietals: 90% Sangiovese, 10% Colorino

Recent Press

  • Score: 88 Points

    Wine Image Wine Spectator Author: Alison Napjus
    Date: Sunday, January 1, 2017

    Crushed raspberry and violet flavors are layered with notes of spice and orange zest and light, sculpted tannins in this balanced, medium-bodied red. Mineral-tinged finish. Sangiovese with Colorino. Drink now through 2020.

  • Score: 89 Points

    Wine Image Vinous Author: Ian D'Agata
    Date: Wednesday, June 1, 2016

    Deep red. Spicy red cherry and red berry aromas and flavors. The youthfully chewy texture is lifted by bright acidity, which helps extend the flavors on the perfumed, long back end. This is a bigger-sized Rubesco than usual, but I miss the wines more usual grace and refinement. A blend of 90% Sangiovese and 10% Colorino .

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