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Cantina Bianchi
Winery Wines Files 8

White wine 2019 Colline Novaresi DOC "Luminae", Piedmont, Italy

Type: White wine
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 13%
Price: 12.00 €
Bottle closure: Natural cork
Maturing: stainless steel
Registration number: #BB.-L20041

Wine Review Report:

wein.plus rating: very good (87 WP) What our ratings mean
Last reviewed: 26 March, 2020
Editor note: Cool, planty to herbaceous nose with restrained, light yellow-fruity notes. Clear, tangy, light fruit, slightly nutty and yeasty tones, very fine, lively acidity, herbal spice in the background, floral nuances, quite clear minerality, persistent, has freshness but also character, very good, fine juicy finish with bite and minerality. A pleasure

DOC area for red, rosé and white wines in the Italian region of Piedmont in the province of Novara. The zone covers about 130 hectares of vineyards in the municipalities of Agrate Conturbia, Barengo, Boca, Bogogno, Borgomanero, Briona, Cavaglietto, Cavaglio d'Agogna, Cavallirio, Cressa, Cureggio, Fara Novarese, Fontaneto d'Agogna, Gattico, Ghemme, Grignasco, Maggiora, Marano Ticino, Mezzomerico, Oleggio, Prato Sesia, Romagnano Sesia, Sizzano, Suno, Vaprio d'Agogna and Veruno

The Bianco is produced 100% pure from the variety Erbaluce. Rosso and Rosato (both also known as Novello) are produced from the variety Spanna = Nebbiolo (zum....

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 primarily by monasteries became known from...

Italy is one of the oldest wine-growing countries, the beginnings go back at least to before 1,000 BC. It was at this time that the Etruscans appeared in central Italy, settling areas in the four regions of today's Abruzzo, Lazio, Tuscany and Umbria. The origins of Italian wine culture lie above all in the Greek colonisation, which brought Greek wine culture to the peninsula, beginning in the 10th century BC on the island of Sicily as well as Campania and Calabria. The Greeks brought many of their grape varieties with them and named the ideal land for...

The white grape variety comes from Italy. Synonyms are Albaluce, Bian Roustì, Bianchera, Erbalucente, Erbalucente Bianca, Erbalus, Greco, Greco Bianco di Novara, Greco Novarese and Uva Rustìa. The name derives from the Latin "Alba lux" (light of dawn), which refers to the small, hard-shelled and whitish shining berries that tend to raisin. This makes them ideal for sweet wines in the style of a passito made from dried grapes. That the variety originates from Greece is an unproven hypothesis. It was first mentioned under the name Elbalus in 1606, and its exact origin is probably the current Canavese DOC area in the...

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