Calories in Riunite Lambrusco

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Riunite is a winery in the Emilia-Romagna region of Italy. Lambrusco is a fruity, light variety of red wine. A glass of Riunite Lambrusco has fewer calories than a typical red wine.

Riunite Lambrusco

One serving of red wine is 5-oz. A glass of Riunite Lambrusco contains 98 calories. It has 3 g of carbohydrates, but not any fat, sugar or protein.

Red Wine

According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture Nutrient Database, a 5-oz. serving of a typical red wine contains 125 calories. It has 4 g of carbohydrates and 1 g of sugar, but no protein or fat. Most of the calories in red wine come from the alcohol. One 5-oz. serving contains 16 g of alcohol.

Alcohol Content

Riunite Lambrusco is 8 percent alcohol by volume, which is significantly less than other red wines. Other red wines, such as Pinot Noir and Cabernet Sauvignon, are 11 to 15 percent alcohol by volume.

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