July 31, 1998 Hidden Gems The wines of Northeast Italy, rooted in the past, are looking to the future By Bruce Sanderson Take three very good to outstanding vintages--1995, 1996 and 1997--add sexy international grape varieties such as Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon, Pinot Grigio and Merlot, mix in a stock of traditional favorites such as Soave and Amarone, then season with a dash of some of the most modern winemaking around and you have a fine serving of wines from Italy's Northeast.
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