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Winery Wines Files 19

Red wine 2015 Barbera d'Alba DOC Superiore, Piedmont, Italy

Type: Red wine
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 14.5%
Price: Up to 20.00 €
Bottle closure: Natural cork
Maturing: stainless steel and large barrel
Registration number: #RIZ-L0717BS

Wine Review Report:

wein.plus rating: very good (87 WP) What our ratings mean
Last reviewed: 25 March, 2019
Editor note: Tart nose, mixed berries and cherries, light vegetal notes, hint of tar, herbs and licorice. Clear, straightforward, fairly juicy fruit on the palate, light bite, fairly well integrated tannins, floral andvegetal notes, hint of blood orange in the background, fairly persistent, noticeable warm alcohol, earthy and nutty traces, hint of mushrooms, very light chalky notes, some bite on a good to very good, fairly juicy finish.
Best to drink: To 2022+ What our ratings mean

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 (Italian: Piemonte) with its capital Turin is located in the extreme northwest of Italy. With over 25,000 km² of land area, 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 of Piedmontese wines (from Gattinara, among others), but Pliny the Elder (23-79), a polymath and wine writer, does not mention any of them in his list of the best ancient wines. It was not until the Middle Ages that the wines from here, produced primarily by the monasteries, became known,...

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 name is possibly derived from "Berberis", an alcoholic drink made from barberry berries with a similar acidic 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 Riccia, Barbera Rossa, Barbera Rosta, Barbera Vera, Barberone, Blue Barbera, Gaietto, Nigruz,...

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