Roero Arneis, Guidobono

Roero Arneis, Guidobono - 2018

Item # 29637 750mL
$21.96/ Single Bottle
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$263.52 $237.17/ Case of 12
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A jovial Arneis that's spritzy, full of yellow plums, and simply delicious. Excellent with clams or light meats. Guidobono is a young project of the two Faccenda brothers, who own land in Roero and recently bought vineyards in Monforte. Their style is fruit-forward, aiming for a very pure varietal expression and approachability in youth.


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Astor's Glossary of Terms

Piedmont

The most famous grape in Piedmont is the noble Nebbiolo, which makes the long-lived Barolo and Barbaresco. There are plenty of Nebbiolo-based wines that are quite enjoyable in their youth, however, often produced in smaller, lesser-known regions such as Ghemme or Gattinara. Several other Piedmontese grapes make striking and delicious wines: Pelaverga produces light-colored reds with distinctive...

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Arneis

A white grape variety cultivated almost exclusively in Piedmont. Compared to most wine grapes it has a low acid content, and it was once used to soften the mightily tannic red Nebbiolo. It is occasionally called "Barolo Bianco" by acolytes. Unlike red Barolos, however, wines made from the Arneis grape nowadays are usually meant to be consumed while quite young. They are typically dry and...

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