Since 1969, restaurant, hotel, travel & other witty reviews by a handpicked, worldwide team of discerning professionals—and your views, too.

Castello di Amorosa 2011 Il Raggio del Sole

Top 10 Barbecue Wines 2012

Castello di Amorosa 2011 Il Raggio del Sole, one of our Top 10 Barbecue Wines 2012

DESSERT

Castello di Amorosa 2011 "Il Raggio del Sole"
Santa Barbara County, California

Castello di Amorosa in Napa Valley is an impressive stone complex inspired by a medieval Italian fortress. Their 2011 "Il Raggio del Sole" (which roughly translates as sunshine, in Italian), is made from Muscat Canelli grapes grown much farther south in Santa Barbara County. It is sweet and low in alcohol, featuring floral aromas on the nose and flavors of peach, orange and honeysuckle in the mouth.

Rating: 13.5/20
Price: $28

Intro 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10




< Previous

Check out GAYOT's current Top 10 Barbecue Wines


Find the Best Barbecue Restaurants Near You
BBQ at home with one of our Top 10 Barbecue Grills
Check out our Top 10 Summer Wines
Cool off with our Top 10 Summer Beers



Previous Selections


wine.com

PBH052512
(Updated: 06/18/13 BH)

Hard ciders aren't just limited to apples anymore. GAYOT's Top 10 Ciders offers a range of selections that include cherry and pear ciders.

With summer right around the corner, GAYOT has you covered with the Top 10 Barbecue Wines perfect for any outdoor gathering.