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Cascina Gilli
Winery Wines

Red wine 2008 Freisa d'Asti DOC Arvelé, Piedmont, Italy

Type: Red wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 14%
Price: Up to 20.00 €
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Maturing: barrique and stainless steel
Registration number : #CG-L2138

Wine Review Report :

Last reviewed: 30 September, 2013
DOC area for red wine in the Italian region of Piedmont. The zone covers the hilly area of the province of Asti with well over 100 municipalities; excluding Cellarengo and Villanova d'Asti. The wine is made from 100% pure Freisa variety. It is also available as Superiore with a higher alcohol content, as Frizzante and as Spumante.

The red grape variety comes from Italy. Synonyms are Freisa del Piemonte, Freisa di Chieri, Freisa Grossa, Freisa Piccola, Freisetta, Fresia, Marchesana, Monferrina, Mounfrina and Spannina. Despite apparently suggestive synonyms or morphological similarities, they should not be confused with the varieties Fumin (which was long considered identical), Neretta Cuneese (Freisa Grossa) or Neretto Nostrano (Freisa Blu). According to DNA analyses carried out in 2004, there is a parent-offspring relationship with the Nebbiolo variety. There is a close relationship...

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