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Azienda Agricola Fratelli Pavia

Red wine 2018 Grignolino d'Asti DOC "il Cucco", Piedmont, Italy

Type: Red wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 13.5%
Price: 12.00 €
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Maturing: Steel
Registration number : #FPF-L1419

Wine Review Report :

Last reviewed: 24 June, 2020
DOC area for red wine in the Italian region of 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 of Asti. The wine is made from Grignolino (90%) and Freisa (max. 10%). Another DOC area in Piedmont...

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. Nothing is known about a possible relationship with the white variety Biancone di Portoferraio (with synonym Grignolino Bianco). A document dated 7 November 1249 mentions that the church of Sant Evasio in the municipality of Casale Monferrato in Piedmont has cultivated a piece of land with "good Berbexinis vines". Italian ampelographers...

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