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Winery Wines Files 19

Red wine 2015 Nebbiolo d'Alba DOC, Piedmont, Italy

Type: Red wine
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 14%
Price: Up to 20.00 €
Bottle closure: Natural cork
Maturing: stainless steel and large barrel
Registration number: #RIZ-L0717NA

Wine Review Report:

wein.plus rating: very good (86 WP) What our ratings mean
Last reviewed: 25 March, 2019
Editor note: Light vegetal and earthy notes on the nose, predominantly red berries, floral traces, some leaves and a hint of undergrowth. Clear, straightforward, fairly juicy fruit on the palate, light nutty and dried vegetal notes, delicately spicy, fine, dusty tannins, fairly persistent, floral traces, nutty traces, hint of undergrowth, becomes more juicy with aeration, good to very good, fairly fruit finish.
Best to drink: To 2022+ What our ratings mean

DOC area for red wine in the Italian region of Piedmont. The vineyards cover about 700 hectares of vines. The zone covers in its entirety the municipalities of Canale, Castellinaldo, Corneliano d'Alba, Govone, Monticello d'Alba, Piobesi d'Alba, Priocca, Santa Vittoria d'Alba, Sinio and Vezza d'Alb, as well as parts of the municipalities of Alba, Baldissero d'Alba, Bra, Castagnito, Diano d'Alba, Grinzane Cavour, Guarene, La Morra, Magliano Alfieri, Monchiero, Monforte d'Alba, Montà, Montaldo Roero, Montelupo Albese, Monteu Roero, Novello, Pocapaglia, Roddi, Roddino, Santo Stefano Roero, Sommariva Perno and Verduno in the province of Cuneo. If the grapes come from classified...

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...

The red grape variety originates from Italy. The approximately 100 synonyms testify above all to the great age and the widespread distribution of the vine, especially in Italy but also in many other countries. The most important are numerous names with Nebbiolo and a complementary part of the name, such as Nebbiolo del Piemonte, as well as Chiavennasca, Farinella, Lampia, Marchesana, Martesana, Michet, Nibio, Nibiol, Nubiola, Nubiolum, Picotender, Picotendre, Picotendro, Picotèner, Picotenero, Picoutendro, Picoutendro Maschio, Picoutener, Picutener, Poctener, Pugnet, Prunent, Rossetto, Spana, Spana Commune, Spanna, Spanna Grossa and Tandis. It must not be...

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