FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA
Presents Rosso Classico
1 case(s) available
About this winery
Francis Ford Coppola has a long family history with wine making. He was first exposed to the wine making process while growing up in New York. During this time, his grandfather and uncles would make wine in the basement of their apartment using the grapes that they had shipped in from California. In 1962, Francis met his wife Eleanor on the set of his first feature film. The two later moved to San Francisco and subsequently became the owners of a substantial and beautiful wine estate. Eleanor...
Notes about product
The 2013 growing season delivered ideal conditions with minimal rainfall and no temperature extremes. These weather conditions allowed our grapes ripen steadily and develop great concentration, excellent texture and balance, and rich, luscious, fruit flavors.
The varied nuances in this wine are the result of blending varietals. Zinfandel offers sweet, juicy fruit flavors and spice notes, Syrah gives the wine a velvety texture, Cabernet Sauvignon lends red fruit and structure, and Petite Sirah provides density.
The 2013 Rosso offers dark, succulent flavors of cherries, wild berries and fragrant spices. With a plush mouth-feel, medium weight, and a touch of oak and tannin, this highly versatile red wine pairs beautifully with anything from grilled meats to rich sauces and hearty pasta dishes.
The 2013 Rosso exhibits aromas of wild raspberries, plums, allspice, and tobacco. It is garnet red in appearance with tasting notes of boysenberries, black cherries, smoky oak, and vanilla,