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Winery Wines Files 19

Rotwein 2016 Nebbiolo d'Alba DOC, Piedmont, Italy

Type: Rotwein (Red wine)
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 14%
Price: Up to 20.00 €
Bottle closure: Natural cork
Maturing: large wood and Tonneau
Registration number: #RIZ-L0718NA

Wine Review Report:

wein.plus rating: very good (86 WP) What our ratings mean
Last reviewed: 13 February, 2020
Best to drink: To 2022+ What our ratings mean
Editor note: Predominantly red berries on the nose, partly dried floral aromas, nutty and spicy traces. Clear, fairly cool, elegant, juicy red fruit on the palate, elegant dried vegetal and floral notes, delicate acid bite, fine tannins, fairly persistent, good to very good finish.

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 (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 also a wine writer, does not mention a single one 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...

Italy is one of the oldest wine-growing countries, with origins dating back at least to 1,000 BC. At that time, the Etruscans appeared in central Italy and settled areas of the four present-day regions of Abruzzo, Lazio, Tuscany and Umbria. The origin of Italian wine culture lies primarily in Greek colonisation, which brought Greek viticultural 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 land ideal for...

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

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