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Lamb Ragu Pappardelle Meets IGT Rosso Santa Cristina Wine

Lamb Ragu Pappardelle Meets IGT Rosso Santa Cristina Wine

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A hearty winter dish of Lamb Ragu Pappardelle is a delicious taste of Tuscany to pair with an IGT wine, Santa Cristina Rosso 2016, which provides another taste of the land.

IGT wines are Italian bottles that recall the local terrior and family tradition. These wines are made almost exclusively with local grapes and are the best choice when you are looking for an excellent value wine. I’m glad to propose to you a great IGT wine: the Santa Cristina Rosso 2016. To honor the family roots of this wine, I paired it with a tasty lamb sauce pasta: a dish of the Tuscan tradition enriched with spinach and Tuscan Pecorino, delicious!

Opening a bottle of IGT (Indicazione Geografica Tipica) means preparing to sip authentic local wine. Indeed, this classification indicates the wines produced using at least 85% of local grapes!

The IGT wines recall the family gatherings and the unlabeled amazing wines produced into the cellars by our grannies and fathers: I remember the long-term family competitions just to see who could make the best wine!

A couple of days ago I tried a nice IGT, the Santa Cristina Rosso 2016: even though I’ve been away from my country for many years, I felt at home! This wine is delicate and fruity, with a persistent aftertaste, but also well balanced in alcohol and body: a perfect and elegant everyday Tuscan wine!

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To celebrate this fantastic wine, I decided to prepare a classic lamb ragu sauce enriched with spinach and Tuscan Pecorino: here the recipe step by step!

Click HERE for the recipe.

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