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Red wine 2007 Barbera d'Asti DOC Superiore "Caliche'", Piedmont, Italy

Type: Red wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 14%
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Maturing: barrique and stainless steel
Variety: Barbera.
Registration number : #LC-L9-1-CA

Wine Review Report :

Last reviewed: 29 July 2010

The region of Piedmont (Italian Piemonte) with the capital Turin lies in the extreme northwest Italy, With over 25,000 km² of land, it is after Sicily the second biggest. The beginnings of viticulture go back to that Celtic Taurine people (who gave the capital its name) and back to the Ligurians. The Romans already knew Piedmont wines (including from Gattinara), but the universal scholar also worked as a wine author Pliny the Elder (23-79) does not mention a single one in his list of the best ancient wines, The wines only came to be known from here in the Middle Ages, when minnesingers praised the excellent quality

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The red grape variety comes from Italy, The name may be derived from "Berberis", an alcoholic drink made from barberry berries with a similarly sour taste. Synonyms are Barbera Amaro, Barbera a Peduncolo Rosso, Barbera a Peduncolo Verde, Barbera a Raspo Rosso, Barbera a Raspo Verde, Barbera Amaro, Barbera Black, Barbera Crna, Barbera d'Asti, Barbera di Piemonte, Barbera Dolce, Barbera Fina, Barbera Forte, Barbera Grossa, Barbera Mercantile, Barbera Nera, Barbera Nera a Caule Rosso, Barbera Nera a Caule Verde, Barbera Noir, Barbera Noire, Barbera Nostrana, Barbera Rotonda, Barbera Vera, Barberone, Blaue Barbera, Gaietto, Nigruia, Lombardesca and Ughetta. Despite apparently...

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