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Cielo – Appassionante

Italy
Veneto
Wine
Red

The Facts

Origins Italy > Veneto

Varietal Champagne & Sparkling - Vintage

Cepage 34% Merlot, 33% Corvina, 33% Sangiovese

Winemaking Grapes are partially dried to increase concentration and richness. Refined in Oak,

Aging Oak Barrels at least 12 months.

Alcohol Content 14.0 %

Serendipity Markets California, Texas

The Character

Tasting Notes Color: Intense red with garnet. Bouquet: Full and fragrant with typical hints of ripe red fruit and light spicy notes. Taste: Full, large and round, with ripe red fruit notes.

Overall Piercing & Distinct

Mouthfeel Round & Savory

Aromas Dark Berry, Cooking Spice, Black Plum

Selling Point A Super Venetian with Super Value - Ready for any Occasion

Pairings Seafood Pasta with Red Wine Sauce, Grilled Pork Chops

Awards 97 Luca Maroni (2017)

The Story

This is the family's "Super Venetian", where they put their technique, knowledge, and finesse on display. The addition of Sangiovese adds some Southern style and charm, a method that has become traditional in the area. Appasionante is a fine addition to any table or cellar, vastly overdelivering on quality.

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About Cielo

Brand Story

Famiglia Cielo was founded in 1903 by Giovanni Cielo, ""The Romantic"", who fell in love with a small estate in the Berici Shire overlooking the Romeo and Juliet castles in Veneto just South of Vicenza. Three more generations have kept the property afloat through World War II, seen expansion throughout Italy, and moved to International markets. Currently, brothers Luca and Pierpaolo are proprietors of Famiglia Cielo.


Brand Story

Famiglia Cielo was founded in 1903 by Giovanni Cielo, ""The Romantic"", who fell in love with a small estate in the Berici Shire overlooking the Romeo and Juliet castles in Veneto just South of Vicenza. Three more generations have kept the property afloat through World War II, seen expansion throughout Italy, and moved to International markets. Currently, brothers Luca and Pierpaolo are proprietors of Famiglia Cielo.

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