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Elio Altare Barolo Vigna Bricco Cerretta Riserva 2016

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Well-marked by vanilla and toasty oak, this red also …

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Wine Type and Color

Red Still

Magazine Issue

Feb 28, 2023

Summary

Grape

Nebbiolo

Nebbiolo originated in Piedmont in Italy, where it remains the region's most important red grape. Its name comes from the Italian word nebbia, which means fog, a feature of the hills where the grape traditionally grows. Nebbiolo is thick-skinned, early-budding and late-ripening; it needs long periods of sunshine to ripen fully and is often planted on south- or southwest-facing hillsides for maximum exposure. The best examples come from calcareous marl vineyards, with some planted in sandy soils.

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Elio Altare Barolo Vigna Bricco Cerretta Riserva 2016

Well-marked by vanilla and toasty oak, this red also …

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Details

Wine Type and Color

Red Still

Magazine Issue

Feb 28, 2023

Summary

Grape

Nebbiolo

Nebbiolo originated in Piedmont in Italy, where it remains the region's most important red grape. Its name comes from the Italian word nebbia, which means fog, a feature of the hills where the grape traditionally grows. Nebbiolo is thick-skinned, early-budding and late-ripening; it needs long periods of sunshine to ripen fully and is often planted on south- or southwest-facing hillsides for maximum exposure. The best examples come from calcareous marl vineyards, with some planted in sandy soils.

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Overhead photo of various ingreidnets that make up the grape

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