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Red wine 2011 Roero DOCG Riserva Benedet, Piedmont, Italy

Type: Red wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 14%
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Registration number : #PMo-L45

Wine Review Report :

Wein-Plus rating: Very good (88 WP)
Last reviewed: 20 July 2018
Editor note: Fairly mature nose, nutty notes and a hint of tobacco, red and a few black berries, leaves and earthy notes. Tart fruit on the palatze, light peppery spice and some tobacco, vegetal notes, light acid bite, firm, fine, sandy tannins, good persistence, salty mineral notes in the background, herbaceous traces, quite complex, dried vegetal and mineral notes on a very good firm, tart, juicy finish.
Best to drink: To 2021+

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 around 100 Synonyms testify above all to the old age and the wide distribution of the vine. The most important are numerous names with Nebbiolo and supplementary names such as Nebbiolo del Piemonte, Chiavennasca, Lampia, Marchesano, Michet, Picotender, Picotendre, Picotendro, Picotèner, Picotenero, Picoutendro, Picoutendro Maschio, Picoutener, Picutener, Poctenerent, Pugnet , Spana, Spana Commune, Spanna, Spanna Grossa and Vercelli. Despite apparently suggesting synonyms or morphological or name similarities not to the varieties Chatus (Nebbiolo di Dronero, Nebbiolo Pairolè),...

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