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Red wine 2015 Barbaresco DOCG Marcarini, Piedmont, Italy

Type: Red wine
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 14%
Price: 26.00 €
Bottle closure: Natural cork
Registration number: #VEP-L8004

Wine Review Report:

wein.plus rating: excellent (90 WP) What our ratings mean
Last reviewed: 14 February, 2019
Editor note: First hint of maturity on the nose, light floral notes, predominantly red berries, hint of tobacco, peppery traces, touch of dried herbs. Firm, tart, juicy, ripe fruit on the palate, nuttyand peppery aromas, hint of tobacco and some tar, light herbaceous notes, polished, fairly prominent tannins, light acid bite, touch of citrus zests in the background, prominent salty mineral notes, tart earthy notes, very good, firm, tart, juicy, grippy finish.
Best to drink: 2020-2026+ What our ratings mean

DOCG area for red wine in the Italian region of Piedmont. The vineyards extend over 500 hectares, divided into about the same number of plots. The zone includes the municipalities of Barbaresco (with more than 50%), Neive and Treiso, and Alba with the San Rocco Seno d'Elvio sub-area in the province of Cuneo. Additional possible geographical indications are Albesani, Asili, Ausario, Balluri, Basarin, Bernadot, Bordini, Bricco di Neive, Bricco di Treiso, Bric Micca, Cà Grossa, Canova, Cars, Casot, Castellizzano, Cavanna, Cole, Cottà, Currà, Faset, Fausoni, Ferrere, Gaia-Principe, Gallina, Garassino, Giacone, Giacosa, Manzola, Marcarini, Marcorino, Martinenga, Meruzzano,...

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...

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