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Today's lesson: The Party.

Mi può dare indicazioni? Questa mappa è molto confuso.

Can you give me directions? This map is very confusing.

 

Sei sicuro che questa è la strada giusta? Non mi ricordo di aver visto un cantiere abbandonato nella brochure.

Are you sure this is the correct route? I don't remember seeing a deserted shipyard in the brochure.

 

Certo che mi piacerebbe frequentare il vostro partito.

Of course I'd like to attend your party.

 

È che la tua scimmia? Lui è molto cordiale.

Is that your monkey? He is very friendly.

 

Forse si potrebbe dirgli di tenere le zampe a se stesso.

Perhaps you could tell him to keep his paws to himself.

 

No, io non credo di essere troppo buono per lui.

No, I don't think I'm too good for him.

 

Io non credo di essere troppo buono per nessuno.

I don't think I'm too good for anybody.

 

Capisco che lui è un tuo amico. Non avevo mai intenzionalmente insultato nessuno di voi.

I understand that he's your friend. I'd never intentionally insult either of you.

 

Informi signor BoBo di fermarmi a calci negli stinchi.

Please tell Mr. BoBo to stop kicking me in the shins.

 

Smettere di buttare polpette di me.

Stop throwing meatballs at me.

 

Questa è la parte peggiore che io abbia mai partecipato.

This is the worst party I've ever attended.

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Features

2011 Sangiovese, Clear Lake, Lake County 750ml

Sporting the classic mix of light strawberry and pepper with black cherry and cranberry, our Sangiovese features a subtle yet grippy medium-weight palate with moderate acidity and earthy undertones. Made without new oak in the classic model it is both accessible in its modest, low oak style and has great purity and depth that shows Lake County’s high elevation potential with this noble grape.

2011 started slow and continued to be cool and moderate throughout with classic clear Lake County weather and pleasant warmth in summer. The real story was three inches of rain right at the beginning of harvest. Early and mid-ripening cultivars were hit hard and the unseasonably cool and highly humid conditions necessitated extra care. Those who were diligent in the field enjoyed good acid levels, low alcohol and savory tannins.


2011 Montepulciano, Tracy Hills 750ml

Late-ripening Montepulciano is widely grown throughout Central and Southern Italy where heat is necessary, but incredibly rare in California. It produces a relatively soft wine by Italian standards, weighty and dark but with moderate acid and gentle tannins. Our California version features rich plum and dark berry fruits, a dose of espresso and a hint of violet with just enough acid to balance the lush palate. Best drunk within 5 years.

2011 started slow and continued to be cool and moderate throughout with classic clear Lake County weather and pleasant warmth in summer. The real story was three inches of rain right at the beginning of harvest. Early and mid-ripening cultivars were hit hard and the unseasonably cool and highly humid conditions necessitated extra care. Those who were diligent in the field enjoyed good acid levels, low alcohol and savory tannins. The rain in Tracy Hills was only moderate, only slowing ripening without stunting it while Montepulciano’s thick skins added a layer of protection.


2011 Primitivo, Clear Lake, Lake County 750ml

Primitivo is the Italian Zinfandel grown in the area of Puglia in Southern Italy. Though they are genetically identical, Primitivo is considered to be more feminine and rustic. The characteristic red raspberry and black pepper with plum characteristics are apparent with a little rose petal and a savory earthiness that balances a touch of powdery tannin and moderate acidity. Ready to drink now but will age gently for 5 years.

2011 started slow and continued to be cool and moderate throughout with classic clear Lake County weather and pleasant warmth in summer. The real story was three inches of rain right at the beginning of harvest. Early and mid-ripening cultivars were hit hard and the unseasonably cool and highly humid conditions necessitated extra care. Those who were diligent in the field enjoyed good acid levels, low alcohol and savory tannins.


2011 Barbera, Clear Lake, Lake County 750ml

Carefully bridging the gap between Old World and New, Barbera was the first red grape we planted. It can ripen quite late and careful cultivation and cropping is a must. It must also be the ultimate food-pairing wine. With its vibrant and bright freshness, our Barbera has rich and round plum fruit front and center with red and black berries, sage and a hint of violet in the spicy and clean peppery finish. It features low oak to allow the fruit to speak for itself. Estate grown at 1,400 feet.

The 2011 vintage started slow and cool and remained moderate through summer. The real story started with three inches of rain at harvest. Those who were diligent in the vineyard enjoy a vintage with good acid levels, lower alcohol and savory tannins with an Old World inflection, great food friendliness, and very good aging potential.

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Rosa d'Oro gives an overview of their specialty - Italian varietals with California influences.

Specs

Winery Retail Price: $96.00
Average Shipping:  $20.00
Woot Shipping:  (-$5.00)
Total MSRP:   $111.00
 

2011 Sangiovese, Clear Lake, Lake County 750ml

  • 72% Lake County, 28% Yolo County fruit
  • Hand Harvested 10/5 – 10/17/11 @ 24-26 Brix
  • 14-day fermentation, 82°F max temperature
  • 11 barrels produced, all 2-4 year old Hungarian oak
  • 11 months in barrel
  • Racked by gravity two times
  • Unfined, unfiltered
  • pH: 3.7 bottling
  • TA: 5.6 g/L
  • RS:.02
  • Alcohol: 13.8%
  • 260 cases produced
  • Hand bottled


2011 Montepulciano, Tracy Hills 750ml

  • 100% Montepulciano
  • Tracy Hills – Mt. Oso Vineyards
  • Unknown vine origin
  • Harvested 10/27/2011
  • 9-day fermentation, 78°F max temperature
  • Fermented in bins
  • 4 225l. barrels produced, all 2-4 years old
  • 12 months in 2-3 year-old barrels
  • Gravity racked once Unfined, unfiltered
  • pH: 3.76 bottling
  • Production: 120 cases
  • Hand bottled
  • Alcohol: 13.8%


2011 Primitivo, Clear Lake, Lake County 750ml

  • Estate Bottled
  • 1+ acre in two differently trained blocks St. George rootstock, clone FPS 03
  • Hand Harvested 10/15-16/2011 @ 26 Brix
  • 8-day fermentation, 85°F maximum temperature
  • 12 225l. barrels produced, all 2-5 years old
  • 11 months in barrel
  • Racked by gravity two times Unfined, unfiltered
  • pH: 3.72 bottling
  • RS:.03
  • Alcohol: 14.4%
  • Production: 260 cases
  • Hand bottled


2011 Barbera, Clear Lake, Lake County 750ml

  • Estate Bottled
  • 1+ acre
  • St. George rootstock, clones FPS 02 and 03
  • Hand Harvested 10/28/11 @ 24.6 Brix
  • 8-day fermentation, 86°F maximum temperature
  • 11 225l. barrels produced, all 2-4 years old
  • 11 months in barrel
  • Racked once
  • Unfined, unfiltered
  • pH: 3.46 bottling
  • Hand bottled
  • Alcohol: 13.6%
  • Production: 264 cases

Winery Details

Rosa d'Oro Vineyards

Owners:
The Buttitta Family
Founded:
2001
Location:
Lake County, CA

Our family has been growing premium wine grapes in California since 1953.  In 2001 we founded Rosa d’Oro Vineyards as an Italian varietal focused vineyard and winery. We are located in the Kelsey Bench AVA of Lake County, an area noted for its volcanic and mountainous high elevation vineyards, sustainable practices, and the cleanest air in California.

Rosa d’Oro is proudly family owned and operated, combining decades of farming experience with passionate winemaking. We focus on traditional food-friendly winemaking with the uniqueness of Lake County fruit. All lots are below 300 cases and we hand bottle our yearly 2,000 case production. We also produce estate grown extra virgin olive oil.

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