Wine Writer Thor Iverson on Lambrusco: “Go Froth & Conquer”

Wine writer Thor Iverson’s general thoughts on Lambrusco and Philly, and his specific thought on Denny Bini’s Lambrusco dell’Emilia:

‘My favorite? Without question, the Bini Lambrusco dell’Emilia “FUSO21”.’

Why? Because I’ve realized that what I want out of Lambrusco is a middle-finger bitterness that places the wine not aside easy-drinking cousins like brachetto d’Acqui, but firmly in the company of red vermouth, of Campari, of the easier-drinking versions of amaro. The acid’s always there, as is the refreshing fizz, but it’s the flash of tannic anger that ignites my interest.”

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