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Cantina dei Produttori Nebbiolo di Carema
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Red wine 2015 Carema DOC, Piedmont, Italy

Type: Red wine
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 13%
Price: 12.00 €
Bottle closure: Natural cork
Maturing: piece barrel
Registration number: #PNC-L669

Wine Review Report:

Last reviewed: 28 August, 2019
DOC area for red wine in the Italian region of Piedmont. The zone includes the eponymous mountain town of Carema in the extreme north of the province of Torino. The vineyards, which are terraced due to their steepness and cover an area of about 40 hectares, are situated at an altitude of 350 to 700 metres above sea level, which requires a laborious grape harvest and the removal of the grapes via ladders. The wine is made from a minimum of 85% Nebbiolo and a maximum of 15% of other authorised varieties. There is also a longer matured Riserva.

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 red grape variety originates from Italy. The approximately 100 synonyms testify above all to the great age and the widespread distribution of the vine, especially in Italy but also in many other countries. The most important are numerous names with Nebbiolo and a complementary part of the name, such as Nebbiolo del Piemonte, as well as Chiavennasca, Farinella, Lampia, Marchesana, Martesana, Michet, Nibio, Nibiol, Nubiola, Nubiolum, Picotender, Picotendre, Picotendro, Picotèner, Picotenero, Picoutendro, Picoutendro Maschio, Picoutener, Picutener, Poctener, Pugnet, Prunent, Rossetto, Spana, Spana Commune, Spanna, Spanna Grossa and Tandis. It must not be...

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