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Red wine 2018 Barbera d'Alba DOC "Ciabot Camerano", Piedmont, Italy

Type: Red wine
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 13.5%
Price: 11.50 €
Bottle closure: Natural cork
Maturing: stainless steel and large wood
Registration number: #PM-BACC2019

Wine Review Report:

wein.plus rating: very good (85 WP) What our ratings mean
Last reviewed: 17 September, 2020
Editor note: Clear, youthful scent of rather red berries and cherries with dried floral and delicately nutty tones. Ripe, partly preserved, sweetish, melt-in-the-mouth fruit, spicy notes, crumbly tannin, certain warmth, a hint of cocoa, good, preserved-fruity finish

DOC area for red wine in the Italian region of Piedmont, which was classified in 1970. It covers around 1,300 hectares of vineyards in the Langhe hills in the province of Cuneo. The zone includes in its entirety the municipalities of Alba, Albaretto della Torre, Barbaresco, Barolo, Borgomale, Camo, Canale, Castagnito, Castellinaldo, Castiglione Falletto, Castiglione Tinella, Castino, Corneliano d'Alba, Cossano Belbo, Diano d'Alba, Govone, Grinzane Cavour, Guarene, Magliano Alfieri, Mango, Monforte d'Alba, Montelupo Albese, Monticello d'Alba, Neive, Neviglie, Novello, Perletto, Piobesi d'Alba, Priocca, Rocchetta Belbo, Roddi, Roddino, Rodello, Santo Stefano Belbo,...

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 mainly by monasteries became known from here,...

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 comes from Italy. The name is possibly derived from "Berberis", an alcoholic beverage made from barberry berries with a similar sour taste. Synonyms are Barbera Amaro, Barbera a Peduncolo Rosso, Barbera a Peduncolo Verde, Barbera a Raspo Rosso, Barbera a Raspo Verde, Barbera Amaro, Barbera Black, Barbera Crna, Barbera d'Asti, Barbera di Piemonte, Barbera Dolce, Barbera Fina, Barbera Forte, Barbera Grossa, Barbera Mercantile, Barbera Nera, Barbera Nera a Caule Rosso, Barbera Nera a Caule Verde, Barbera Noir, Barbera Noire, Barbera Nostrana, Barbera Rotonda, Barbera Vera, Barberone, Blue Barbera, Gaietto, Nigruz, Lombardesca, Sciaa and Ughetta It must not...

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