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Red wine 2017 Grignolino d'Asti DOC il Cucco, Piedmont, Italy

Type: Red wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 13.5%
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Maturing: -
Registration number : #FPF-L.1618

Wine Review Report :

Wein-Plus rating: Very good (86 WP)
Last reviewed: 29 May 2019
Editor note: Clear nose, light vegetal notes, red berries, hint of tobacco, herbaceous and delicate mineral notes. Clear, straightforward, veryslightly warm fruit on the palate, fairly fresh, red, juicy fruit, elegant acid bite, predominantly integrated tannins, some grip, good persistence, floral traces in the background, light mineral notes, delicate hint of almonds, good to very good, fairly juicy finish.
Best to drink: To 2020
DOC area for red wine in the Italian region Piedmont, The zone includes the municipalities of Agliano, Antignano, Asti, Azzano, Belveglio, Calliano, Casorzo, Castagnole Lanze, Castagnole Monferrato, Castell'Alfero, Castello d'Annone, Castelnuovo Calcea, Cerro Tanaro, Castiglione, Costigliole, Grana, Grazzano, Isola, Moncalvo, Montaldo Scarampi, Montemagno, Mombercelli, Montegrosso, Mongardino, Penango, Portacomaro, Refrancore, Revigliasco, Rocca d'Arazzo, Rocchetta Tanaro, Scurzolengo, Tonco, Viarigi, Vigliano and Vinchio in the province Asti, The wine is going out Grignolino (to 90%), as well Freisa (max 10%) pressed. Another DOC area in...

The red grape variety comes from Italy, Synonyms are Arlandino, Balestra, Barbesino, Barbesinone, Barbisino, Berbesino, Chiavennaschino, Grignolino Fino Nero, Grignolino Grosso Nero, Grignolino Rosato, Grignolino Rosso, Grugnolino, Grugnolino Pisano, Nebbiolo Rosato, Pollasecca and Verbesino. About a possible relationship with the white variety Biancone di Portoferraio (with the synonym Grignolino Bianco) nothing is known. A document dated November 7, 1249 mentions that the church of Sant Evasio in the municipality of Casale Monferrato in Piedmont planted a piece of land with "good Berbexinis vines". Italian ampelographers agree...

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