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Angelo Negro e Figli
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Spumante - sparkling 2009 Roero Arneis DOCG Dosage zero - no dosage Giovanni Negro (Deg.:11/2015), Piedmont, Italy

Type: Spumante - sparkling
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content : 13%
Price: Up to 20.00 €
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Maturing: Stainless steel and new barrique
Registration number : #AN-L.1/1

Wine Review Report :

wein.plus rating: very good (88 WP)
Last reviewed: 13 October, 2016
Editor note: Translate to English Hefige, deutlich vegetabile und etwas erdige Nase mit verhaltenen Kernobstnoten, einem Hauch Butter und floralen Spuren. Hefig und nussig im Mund, reife, ganz trockene Frucht getrocknet-kräuterigen, tabakigen und rauchigen Aromen, sehr feines Mousseux, ein Hauch Gerbstoff am Gaumen, gute Substanz und Nachhaltigkeit, erdig-vegetabile Nuancen im Hintergrund, hat Griff und Zug, sehr guter, herber Abgang.

The region of Piedmont (ital. Piemonte) with the capital Turin is located in the extreme northwest of Italy. With a land area of over 25,000 km², it is the second largest after Sicily. The beginnings of viticulture go back to the Celtic people of the Taurines (who gave the capital its name) and to the Ligurians. The Romans already knew Piedmontese wines (from Gattinara, among others), but the universal scholar and wine author Pliny the Elder (23-79) does not mention a single one in his list of the best wines of antiquity. It was not until the Middle Ages that the wines produced mainly by monasteries became known from here,...

The white grape variety comes from Italy. Synonyms are Bianchetta, Bianchetta d'Alba, Bianchetta di Alba, Bianchetto, Bianchetto Albese, Bianchetto d'Alba, Bianchetto di Verzuolo and Nebbiolo Bianco (but there is no genetic relationship with the red variety Nebbiolo). The name means "little difficult one" and in Piedmontese dialect means a person with a grumpy, unreliable and irascible character (but this has no connection with the characteristics of Arneis). The variety was possibly mentioned as early as 1432 under the name Ranaysii in the province of Torino in Piedmont. However, it was not until 1877 that it was mentioned under the name Arneis by the...

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