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Wines of PiemonteNebbiolo is the source of Piemonte’s most complex, distinguished, and famous wines, Barolo and Barbaresco. Nebbiolo possesses almost exclusive affinity with Piemonte, as its performance outside this heralded zone is serviceable at best. Despite its marked rapport with Piemonte, Nebbiolo still proves to be a difficult partner, a fact directly implied by its provision of less than 3% of the area’s production. A demanding one, it requires significant exposure to the summer sun and ripens very late in the season.

While Barbaresco is considered to be softer than Barolo, given the appellation’s primary soil type (calcareous), many examples defy this convenient point of difference. In general, however, it tends to be slightly finer, less tannic, and more elegant than Barolo, and typically offers greater approachability. A significant dimension of a wine’s character is influenced by the medium selected for aging as well as the represented site. In traditional practice, Barolos and Barbarescos are fermented in large wooden botti and the maceration process may extend over a two-month period. In modern methodology, which began to evolve in the 1960s, both maceration and fermentation periods were reduced. A hallmark of the movement was the introduction of new French oak barrels, which is widely attributed to Angelo Gaja.
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Bruno Giacosa Spumante Brut 2005 750ml San Giuliano Barbera Fiore di Marcorino 2010 750ml
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San Giuliano Barbera Fiore di Marcorino 2011 750ml Cappellano Barolo Chinato NV 500mll
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Ca dei Mandorli Brachetto d'Acqui 2012 500ml Massolino Barbera d'Alba 2009 750ml
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Aldo Conterno Langhe Rosso 2010 750ml Chionetti San Luigi Dolcetto di Dogliani 2010 750ml
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Cornarea Roero Arneis 2011 750ml Aldo Conterno Langhe Rosso 2009 750ml
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Cornarea Roero Arneis 2011 750ml Aldo Conterno Langhe Rosso 2009 750ml
Cascina La Barbatella Mystere 2000 750ml Massolino Langhe Nebbiolo 2011 750ml
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Poderi Aldo Conterno Conca Tre Pile Barbera d'Alba 2010 750ml Renzo Seghesio Ruri Langhe Nebbiolo 2008 750ml
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Gaja Chardonnay Rossj Bass 2012 375ml Eraldo Viberti Barbera d'Alba Vigna Clara 2004 750ml
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Gaja Chardonnay Rossj Bass 2012 375ml Eraldo Viberti Barbera d'Alba Vigna Clara 2004
Sandrone Nebbiolo d'Alba Valmaggiore 2011 750ml Ada Nada Barbaresco Elisa 2005 750ml
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Gaja Chardonnay Rossj Bass 2009 375ml Ada Nada Barbaresco Elisa 2008 750ml
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Gaja Chardonnay Rossj Bass 2009 375ml Ada Nada Barbaresco Elisa 2008 750ml