Buy of the Week NZ

Vino Lascito Rubicone IGT Sangiovese 2016, Italy, NZD $17.95

Rubicone is an important subregion in Emilia-Romagna where sangiovese is the principal grape variety. It’s a modern style of sangiovese with reasonably intense violet, berry and bramble flavours supported by good acidity and fine tannins. An accessible red offering very good value at this price. Packaged in a cute bottle. (Cork)

Score: 92 ★★★★ – view Bob’s original tasting

Alcohol: 13%

Ageing: now to 2022

Food: Osso Buco, parsley, lemon, garlic

Stockists: Vino Fino, Christchurch; The Good Wine Co, Auckland (NZ); For Australian distribution contact Mark Elener –

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