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Nino Negri Valtellina Superiore Vigneto Fracia 2010

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Floral and tobacco notes lead the way in this light-bodied …

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Wine Type and Color

Red Still

Magazine Issue

Apr 30, 2014

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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Nino Negri Valtellina Superiore Vigneto Fracia 2010

Floral and tobacco notes lead the way in this light-bodied …

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Details

Wine Type and Color

Red Still

Magazine Issue

Apr 30, 2014

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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