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Pasqua Villa Borghetti Metodo Passimento Rosso Veneto IGT, Italy

Wine Notes

Indicative blend: Merlot, Corvina and Croatina

Price Range of 750ml bottle, ex-tax in USD
Average: $14   From: $7   To: $26

Price History for Pasqua Villa Borghetti Metodo Passimento Rosso Veneto IGT, Italy
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Grape Variety

Rare Red Blend is a term Wine-Searcher uses for red wines made from unusual or rarely seen combinations of grape varieties (see also Rare White Blend). It also proves convenient for those wines whose blend is unknown or unpublished.

Although typically complex, many rare red-wine blends do conform to a certain patterns. Many are regional twists on the classic Bordeaux Blend; by adding their local signature grape to a basic Cabernet-Merlot blend, many regions have successfully broadened the appeal of their wines while maintaining a degree of regionality. In Italy, this is done with local specialties such as Sangiovese, Montepulciano and even Trentino's idiosyncratic Lagrein. In Austria it is achieved with Zweigelt or Blaufrankisch, and sometimes both. ...more


Region
  • Veneto IGT – the region-wide IGT title for the Veneto region in north-eastern Italy – is one of the country's most widely used appellations. It covers a broad range of wine styles from Veneto, the engine room of Italy's wine industry. Each year, a substantial number of reds, whites and rosés are produced and sold under this title, in both sparkling and still forms, and even as sweet passito.

    Naturally, given their region of origin, Veneto IGT wines are most often based on such varieties as Pinot Grigio, Garganega and Corvina &n ...more

  • Veneto is a substantial and increasingly important wine region in the north-eastern corner of Italy. Administratively it forms part of the Triveneto zone, along with its smaller neighbors Trentino-Alto Adige and Friuli-Venezia Giulia. In terms of geography, culture and wine style...more


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