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Red wine 2017 Langhe DOC "Sito Moresco", Piedmont, Italy

Type: Red wine
Quantity: 0.75 l
Alcohol content : 14%
Bottle closue: Natural cork
Registration number : #G-L1907

Wine Review Report :

Last reviewed: 9 May, 2019

The famous hilly landscape north and south of the town of Alba (province of Cuneo) in the north-west Italian region of Piedmont, which is romantically known as the "Heart of Piedmont". It lies between the upper Po Valley near Turin and the Ligurian Alps and extends over the two provinces of Cuneo and Asti. The area is bordered by the two rivers Tanaro and Bormida. The Langhe is divided into three areas: the Bassa Langa (Lower Langa), with mainly viticulture, the Alta Langa (Upper Langa), with hazelnut cultivation, and the Langa Astigiana area, famous for its truffle cultivation.

Langhe Weinberge
By Helge Høifødt - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, Link

The gentle ridges of hills rise...

The red grape variety comes from Italy. The 100 or so synonyms testify above all to the great age and widespread use of the vine. The most important of these are numerous names with Nebbiolo and supplementary names such as Nebbiolo del Piemonte, as well as Chiavennasca, Lampia, Marchesano, Michet, Picotender, Picotendre, Picotendro, Picotèner, Picotenero, Picoutendro, Picoutendro Maschio, Picoutener, Picutener, Poctener, Pugnet, Prunent, Spana, Spana Commune, Spanna, Spanna Grossa and Vercelli. It must not be confused with the Chatus (Nebbiolo di Dronero, Nebbiolo Pairolè), Croatina (Nebbiolo di Gattinara), Dolcetto...

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