Prosecco, Spago Nero<br />Vineyard Source<br />From the Family vineyards of Cantina Riondo, Veneto Italy<br />Variety Blen...
Pink, Spago Argento<br />Vineyard Source<br />From the Family vineyards of Cantina Riondo, Veneto Italy<br />Variety Blend...
2009 Pinot Grigio, Monte Forte Lot 6<br />Vineyard Source<br />From the Family vineyards of Cantina Riondo, Veneto Italy<b...
2005 Amarone, DOC<br />Vineyard Source<br />From the Family vineyards of Cantina Riondo, Veneto Italy<br />Variety Blend<b...
2008 Pianello Rosso<br />Vineyard Source<br />From the Family vineyards of Cantina Riondo, Veneto Italy<br />Variety Blend...
 Spagozante<br />Veneto, Italy<br />Veneto is among the foremost wine-producing regions, both for quality and quantity. Th...
 2009 Pianello Sasseo Bianco <br />Venteo, Italy<br />Veneto is among the foremost wine-producing regions, both for qualit...
 2010 Moscato D’Asti <br />Asti, Italy DOC<br />Moscato d'Asti (Piedmont) This is a very light (6% alcohol), slightly effe...
 Moscato Di Pavia, NV <br />Vineyard Source<br />From the Family vineyards of Cantina Riondo Piedmont Italy<br />Variety B...
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  1. 1. Prosecco, Spago Nero<br />Vineyard Source<br />From the Family vineyards of Cantina Riondo, Veneto Italy<br />Variety Blend<br />100% Prosecco DOC<br />Bottling:<br />pH: 3.20<br />TA: 5.8 g/l<br />ALC: 10.5%<br />Veneto, Italy<br />Veneto is among the foremost wine-producing regions, both for quality and quantity. The region counts over 20 DOC zones and a variety of sub-categories, many of its wines, both dry and Spumanti, are internationally known and appreciated. <br />Tasting Note<br />The effusively fruity, light bodied offering offers terrific floral notes, persistent effervescence and a clean, delicate finish. There is prefect body and weight in this crystal clean, pure sparkling wine. It is an ideal aperitif to enjoy and day of the year! It is simply amazing!<br /> Vintage Note<br />This wine is non-vintage which allows us to make blend from an assortment of lots to create the best possible wine year to year. <br />www.riondousa.com<br />
  2. 2. Pink, Spago Argento<br />Vineyard Source<br />From the Family vineyards of Cantina Riondo, Veneto Italy<br />Variety Blend<br />100% Uverosato from Veneto<br />Bottling:<br />pH: 3.20<br />TA: 5.8 g/l<br />ALC: 10.5%<br />Veneto, Italy<br />Veneto is among the foremost wine-producing regions, both for quality and quantity. The region counts over 20 DOC zones and a variety of sub-categories, many of its wines, both dry and Spumanti, are internationally known and appreciated. <br />Tasting Note<br />The effusively fruity, light bodied offering offers terrific floral notes, persistent effervescence and a clean, delicate finish. There is prefect body and weight in this crystal clean, pure sparkling wine. It is an ideal aperitif to enjoy and day of the year! It is simply amazing!<br /> Vintage Note<br />This wine is non-vintage which allows us to make blend from an assortment of lots to create the best possible wine year to year. <br />www.riondousa.com<br />
  3. 3. 2009 Pinot Grigio, Monte Forte Lot 6<br />Vineyard Source<br />From the Family vineyards of Cantina Riondo, Veneto Italy<br />Variety Blend<br />100% Pinot Grigio<br />Bottling:<br />pH: 3.20<br />TA: 6 g/l<br />ALC: 12.5%<br />Delle Venezie, Italy<br />The region has 3 IndicazioneGeografica Tipica (IGT) designations Alto Livenza, delle Venezie and Venezia Giulia. Nearly 62% of the wine produced in the region falls under a DOC designation. The area is known predominantly for its white wine which are considered some of the best examples of Italian wine in that style.<br />Tasting Note<br />This Pinot Grigio possesses honeyed, lemony, ripe apple and assorted tropical fruit aromas and flavors, medium bodied, beautifully concentrated, with a creamy complexity that caress the palate with no hard edges. This superbly pure wine is delicious by itself but a perfect compliment to an assortment of culinary dishes. <br />2009 Vintage Note<br />The climate during the growing season was characterized by abnormal sudden changes in temperature.  High temperatures and occasional rainstorms in July and August were interspersed with short periods of dryness, which provided a positive maturation period for the grapes.  Harvest began at the end of August and continued through to the beginning of September.  High daytime temperatures leading up to harvest contributed to good sugar accumulation in the grapes, while a steep drop in temperature during the nights promoted the development of aromatic substances.  <br />www.riondousa.com<br />
  4. 4. 2005 Amarone, DOC<br />Vineyard Source<br />From the Family vineyards of Cantina Riondo, Veneto Italy<br />Variety Blend<br />80%Corvina, <br />15%Rondinella <br />5%Molinara<br />Bottling:<br />pH: 3.50<br />TA: 6 g/l<br />ALC: 15.5%<br />Delle Valpolicella, Italy<br />Valpolicella is one of the most prestigious winemaking areas in the Veneto and is located northwest of the elegant Roman town of Verona (in the western corner of the Veneto). Made up of a myriad of lush, verdant valleys that spread like fingers on an open palm as they stretch out of the Lessini Mountains, Valpolicella is an intensely beautiful region, whose name comes from "val polis cellae" and means "valley of many cellars", and is characterized by the steep, vine-laced ridges that run alongside its gurgling mountain streams. <br />Tasting Note<br />Our Amarone offers up aromas of freshly crushed currant with a slight raisin edge. Full bodied silky textured with loads of concentrated black fruit and spice on its long super clean and delicious finish.<br />2005 Vintage Note<br />The quality of the grapes was good to excellent, with thick skins that made them ideally suited to the drying that is at the heart of the vinification process. Given the grape quality one can expect a mixture of good to excellent wines.<br />www.riondousa.com<br />
  5. 5. 2008 Pianello Rosso<br />Vineyard Source<br />From the Family vineyards of Cantina Riondo, Veneto Italy<br />Variety Blend<br />75% Corvina<br />25% Other grapes from Verona Area<br />Bottling:<br />pH: 3.50<br />TA: 5.8 g/l<br />ALC: 13.5%<br />Veneto, Italy<br />Veneto is among the foremost wine-producing regions, both for quality and quantity. The region counts over 20 DOC zones and a variety of sub-categories, many of its wines, both dry and Spumanti, are internationally known and appreciated. <br />Tasting Note<br />Rich, spicy black fruit aromas soar from the glass of this Ripasso look alike, on the palate is displays a sweet raisin like character with ample aromas of black fruit and chocolate flavors on its long lush finish.<br />2008 Vintage Note<br />A superb vintage with deep rich fruit and thick skins. The later harvest lead to an extra richness in the wine. Value to price is over the top!<br />www.riondousa.com<br />
  6. 6. Spagozante<br />Veneto, Italy<br />Veneto is among the foremost wine-producing regions, both for quality and quantity. The region counts over 20 DOC zones and a variety of sub-categories, many of its wines, both dry and Spumanti, are internationally known and appreciated. <br />Vineyard Source<br />From the Family vineyards of Cantina Riondo, Veneto Italy<br />Variety Blend<br />100% Pinot Grigio<br />Bottling:<br />pH: 3.15<br />TA: 6 g/l<br />ALC: 13.5%<br />Tasting Note<br />Our Monte Forte Lot 6 has gone sparkling. Combining our exceptional skills in Prosecco making and quality Pinot Grigio this wine is a great aperitif or can be enjoyed with lighter seafood or pasta dishes!<br /> Vintage Note<br />This wine is non-vintage which allows us to make a blend from an assortment of lots to create the best possible wine year to year. <br />www.riondousa.com<br />
  7. 7. 2009 Pianello Sasseo Bianco <br />Venteo, Italy<br />Veneto is among the foremost wine-producing regions, both for quality and quantity. The region counts over 20 DOC zones and a variety of sub-categories, many of its wines, both dry and Spumanti, are internationally known and appreciated. <br />Vineyard Source<br />From the Family vineyards of Cantina Riondo, Veneto Italy<br />Variety Blend<br />90% Garganega<br />10% Chardonnay<br />Bottling:<br />pH: 3.30<br />TA: 6 g/l<br />ALC: 13.0%<br />Tasting Note<br />This Sasseo Bianco exhibits explosive aromas of white peaches, rose petals and honeysuckle. Full bodied with an abundant amount of sweet fruit, almost tropical, that expands on the palate and lasts over many minutes on its long luxurious finish. <br /> Vintage Note<br />This white wines from the 2009 extended vintage gave us rich ripe flavors that allowed our winemakers to make this delicate wine of exceptional quality. <br />www.riondousa.com<br />
  8. 8. 2010 Moscato D’Asti <br />Asti, Italy DOC<br />Moscato d'Asti (Piedmont) This is a very light (6% alcohol), slightly effervescent white wine from the Asti region, made from Moscato grapes. It's more a fun party wine than a stern and serious wine.<br />Vineyard Source<br />From the Family vineyards of Cantina Riondo Piedmont Italy<br />Variety Blend<br />100% Moscato<br />Bottling:<br />pH: 3.04<br />TA: 6.7 g/l<br />ALC: 5.5%<br />Tasting Note<br />This delicate wine is produced in northern Italy’s area of Asti. An explosive aroma of over-ripe peaches and honeydew melon is followed by the rich apricot flavors that seem to go on forever on its long finish. Enjoy ice cold by itself after dinner or with your favorite dessert.<br /> Vintage Note<br />The 2010 Moscato D'Asti reveals awesome richness and complexity in its expansive layers of white peaches, smoke, minerals and flowers. Multiple shades of expression continue to emerge as this superb Moscato opens up in the glass.<br />www.riondousa.com<br />
  9. 9. Moscato Di Pavia, NV <br />Vineyard Source<br />From the Family vineyards of Cantina Riondo Piedmont Italy<br />Variety Blend<br />100% Moscato<br />Bottling:<br />pH: 3.04<br />TA: 6.8 g/l<br />ALC: 7.5%<br />Di Pavia, Italy IGT<br />The region is known particularly for its sparkling wines made in the Franciacorta and OltrepòPavese areas. Lombardy also produces still red, white and rosé wines made from a variety of local and international grapes including Nebbiolo wines in the Valtellina region, Trebbiano di Lugana white wines produced with the Chiaretto style rosé along the shores of Lake Garda. <br />Tasting Note<br />This wine is made from a selection of the best grapes from the Di Pavia growing region. The hand harvested grapes result in a honey colored wine loaded with flavors of ripe peaches and sweet apricots. The acidity is perfectly balanced and allows this wine to be enjoyed during or after any meal. <br /> Vintage Note<br />This wine is a non-vintage selection of the finest grapes from the 2010 and 2009 vintages. Our winemakers perfectly blend these lots of wines together to create the perfect balance of acidity and sweetness.<br />www.riondousa.com<br />

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