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Red wine 2012 Gattinara DOCG, Piedmont, Italy

Type: Red wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 13.5%
Price: 16.50 €
Organic labeling: Organic wine
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Maturing: Large wood
Variety: Nebbiolo.
Registration number : #BB-L8164

Wine Review Report :

Wein-Plus rating: Very good (87 WP)
Last reviewed: 9 May 2019
Editor note: Light nutty and partly dried floral notesw on the nose, red and black berries, leafy notes, mineral traces. Clear, tart, juicy fruit on the palate, light earthy notes, hint of tobacco, fine tannins, light bite, persistent, hint of juniper, fairly prominent tannins, still very slightly astringent, herbaceous traces, touch of undergrowth, good to very good finish.
Best to drink: To 2023+
DOCG area for red wine in the Italian region Piedmont, which is named after the city of the same name. It covers nearly 100 hectares of vineyards on gravel soils of volcanic origin on southern slopes in the municipality of Gattinara in the province of Vercelli on both sides of the river Sesia. If the grapes come from classified vineyards, can Vigna followed by the layer name. Even the Romans laid here around the turn of the first vineyards. The Cardinal Mercurino Arborio, born in Gattinara, the chancellor of Emperor Charles V (1500-1558), brought the wine to the courts of Europe, which already then established its international fame. He was classified as a DOC in...

The red grape variety comes from Italy, The approximately 100 Synonyms testify especially the old age and the wide distribution of the vine. The most important are numerous names with Nebbiolo and complementary name part as among others Nebbiolo del Piemonte, and Chiavennasca, Lampia, Marchesano, Michet, Picotender, Picotendre, Picotendro, Picotero, Picotenero, Picoutendro, Picoutendro Maschio, Picoutener, Picutener, Poctener, Pugnet, Prunent , Spana, Spana Commune, Spanna, Spanna Grossa and Vercelli. It may, despite seemingly suggestive synonyms or morphological or name similarities not with the varieties Chatus (Nebbiolo di Dronero,...

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