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Piedmontese Wine Italy

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Set upon a backdrop of the visually stunning Alps, the enchanting and rolling hills of Piedmont are the source of some of the country’s longest-lived and most sought-after wines. Vineyards cover a great majority of the land area—especially in Barolo—with the most prized sites at the top hilltops or on south-facing slopes where sunlight exposure is maximized. Piedmont has a continental climate with hot, humid summers leading to cold winters and precipitation year-round. The reliable autumnal fog provides a cooling effect, especially beneficial for Nebbiolo, Piedmont’s most prestigious variety.

In fact, Nebbiolo is named exactly for the arrival of this pre-harvest fog (called “nebbia” in Italian), which prolongs cluster hang time and allows full phenolic balance and ripeness. Harvest of Nebbiolo is last among Piedmont's varieties, occurring sometime in October. This grape is responsible for the exalted wines of Barbaresco and Barolo, known for their ageability, firm tannins and hallmark aromas of tar and roses. Nebbiolo wines, despite their pale hue, pack a pleasing punch of flavor and structure; the best examples can require about a decade’s wait before they become approachable. Barbaresco tends to be more elegant in style while Barolo is more powerful. Across the Tanaro River, the Roero region, and farther north, the regions of Gattinara and Ghemme, also produce excellent quality Nebbiolo.

Easy-going Barbera is the most planted grape in Piedmont, beloved for its trademark high acidity, low tannin and juicy red fruit. Dolcetto, Piedmont’s other important red grape, is usually ready within a couple of years of release.

White wines, while less ubiquitous here, should not be missed. Key varieties include Arneis, Cortese, Timorasso, Erbaluce and the sweet, charming Muscat, responsible for the brilliantly recognizable, Moscato d'Asti.

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  • Prinsi Barbaresco Gaia Principe 2016  Front Label
    Prinsi Barbaresco Gaia Principe 2016
    Nebbiolo from Barbaresco, Piedmont, Italy
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  • Gaja Sito Moresco 2017  Front Label
    Gaja Sito Moresco 2017
    Other Red Blends from Piedmont, Italy
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    • Renato Ratti Marcenasco Barolo 2016  Front Label
      Renato Ratti Marcenasco Barolo 2016
      Nebbiolo from Barolo, Piedmont, Italy
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    • Adriano Marco e Vittorio Basarin Barbaresco 2017  Front Label
      Adriano Marco e Vittorio Basarin Barbaresco 2017
      Nebbiolo from Barbaresco, Piedmont, Italy
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    • Cantine Elvio Tintero Moscato d'Asti Sori Gramella 2018 Front Label
      Cantine Elvio Tintero Moscato d'Asti Sori Gramella 2018
      Muscat from Asti, Piedmont, Italy
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      • Michele Chiarlo Barolo Tortoniano 2015  Front Label
        Michele Chiarlo Barolo Tortoniano 2015
        Nebbiolo from Barolo, Piedmont, Italy
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      • Luigi Baudana Barolo Cerretta 2015  Front Label
        Luigi Baudana Barolo Cerretta 2015
        Nebbiolo from Barolo, Piedmont, Italy
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      • Fontanafredda Briccotondo Barbera 2018  Front Label
        Fontanafredda Briccotondo Barbera 2018
        Barbera from Piedmont, Italy
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        • Produttori del Barbaresco Barbaresco Montestefano Riserva 2015  Front Label
          Produttori del Barbaresco Barbaresco Montestefano Riserva 2015
          Nebbiolo from Barbaresco, Piedmont, Italy
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        • Contratto For England Brut Rose 2014  Front Label
          Contratto For England Brut Rose 2014
          Rosé Sparkling Wine from Piedmont, Italy
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        • Vietti Barolo Brunate 2016  Front Label
          Vietti Barolo Brunate 2016
          Nebbiolo from La Morra, Piedmont, Italy
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        • Gaja Rossj-Bass Chardonnay 2017  Front Label
          Gaja Rossj-Bass Chardonnay 2017
          Chardonnay from Piedmont, Italy
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          • Fontanafredda Ebbio Nebbiolo 2016 Front Label
            Fontanafredda Ebbio Nebbiolo 2016
            Nebbiolo from Piedmont, Italy
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          • Castello di Neive Barbaresco 2017  Front Label
            Castello di Neive Barbaresco 2017
            Nebbiolo from Barbaresco, Piedmont, Italy
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          • Marchesi di Barolo Barbera d'Alba Ruvei 2017  Front Label
            Marchesi di Barolo Barbera d'Alba Ruvei 2017
            Barbera from Alba, Piedmont, Italy
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            • Saracco Moscato d'Asti 2019 Front Label
              Saracco Moscato d'Asti 2019
              Muscat from Asti, Piedmont, Italy
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            • Paolo Scavino Barolo 2016  Front Label
              Paolo Scavino Barolo 2016
              Nebbiolo from Barolo, Piedmont, Italy
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            • Banfi Rosa Regale Brachetto 2019  Front Label
              Banfi Rosa Regale Brachetto 2019
              Red Sparkling Wine from Piedmont, Italy
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              • Vietti Barolo Ravera 2015  Front Label
                Vietti Barolo Ravera 2015
                Nebbiolo from Barolo, Piedmont, Italy
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              • Marenco Scrapona Moscato d'Asti 2019  Front Label
                Marenco Scrapona Moscato d'Asti 2019
                Muscat from Asti, Piedmont, Italy
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                • La Spinetta Bricco Quaglia Moscato d'Asti 2019  Front Label
                  La Spinetta Bricco Quaglia Moscato d'Asti 2019
                  Muscat from Asti, Piedmont, Italy
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                • Contratto Millesimato Pas Dose 2013  Front Label
                  Contratto Millesimato Pas Dose 2013
                  Vintage Sparkling Wine from Piedmont, Italy
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                • Albino Rocca Barbaresco Ronchi 2017  Front Label
                  Albino Rocca Barbaresco Ronchi 2017
                  Nebbiolo from Barbaresco, Piedmont, Italy
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                • Fontanafredda Silver Label Barolo 2015  Front Label
                  Fontanafredda Silver Label Barolo 2015
                  Nebbiolo from Barolo, Piedmont, Italy
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                • Vietti Barolo Rocche di Castiglione 2015  Front Label
                  Vietti Barolo Rocche di Castiglione 2015
                  Nebbiolo from Barolo, Piedmont, Italy
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