Filippo goes to Roccapesta, to taste their 2018 Ribeo, a wine made with classic Sangiovese and Alicanate
Simplicity makes Ribeo a fine wine to enjoy over and over again, as its name implies. From the Tuscan slang of ribere, we’re inspired to enjoy a classic Sangiovese and Alicanate, the varietals grown in this unique Tuscan wine region, Morellino di Scansano more than just once in a lifetime!
What makes this Morellino di Scansano by Roccapesta such a versatile and easy wine to match with food? The influence of the region’s terroir and climate, the impact of Mt. Amiata, and the Mediterranean sea nearby all lend a hand in making the Roccapesta Morellino di Scansano Ribeo a versatile and red-fruit based wine ideal to pair with red meat, fish, and vegetable dishes alike.
Learn together with Filippo Bartolotta, Mamablip’s Tuscan wine expert, what dishes you might enjoy together with a lovely glass of the 2018 vintage of Roccapesta’s Ribeo. There’s a world of excellent food options out there to pair with this flexible wine. Filippo will show us how to finesse both your Morellino di Scansano wine and your food pairing to enhance the best qualities of both. While you might not have Valeria Piccini, two Michelin-starred chef of Da Caino Ristorante in Maremma’s Montemerano, on hand to prepare delicacies like Pigeon Royale, there’s lots of other solutions to test out with Filippo’s guidance.
Stick around for more great wine and food pairing videos with Filippo. And if you’ve loved checking out the amazing Maremma wine region, the Bolgheri region, home to the Supertuscan wines, is just one wine region away from Maremma - check out all the great details on the Bolgheri wine region with Mamablip. Need to know more about Sangiovese grapes? Look no further than the Mamablip article San Giovese Grapes - A Taste of Heaven for all your varietal knowledge needs.