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Scarpa (Antica Casa Vinicola)
Winery Wines Files 8

Red wine 2017 Barbaresco DOCG "Tettineive®", Piedmont, Italy

Type: Red wine
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 14.5%
Price: Up to 50.00 €
Bottle closure: Natural cork
Maturing: stainless steel and large wood
Registration number: #ACVS-L19/150

Wine Review Report:

wein.plus rating: excellent (91 WP) What our ratings mean
Last reviewed: 6 October, 2020
Editor note: Clear, somewhat tobacco scent of red berries with dried floral, nutty and slightly herbaceous nuances and a hint of tree bark. Rather juicy, firm red fruit with tart nutty, dried floral and also slightly herbaceous notes, a little cocoa on the palate, bacon nuances, good sustainability and substance, firm but fine tannin, peppery notes, good depth, clear minerality going into the salty, has cool elements despite its strength, very good, firm, tart, juicy and finely spicy finish

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...

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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