Langhe Nebbiolo, Gigi Bianco

Langhe Nebbiolo, Gigi Bianco - 2014

Item # 32248 750mL
$34.96/ Single Bottle
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Today, the four hectare estate of the late Gigi Bianco is run by his wife and daughter and is located in the picturesque, medieval town of Barbaresco.The vineyards are composed of an old seabed with shells, along with clay and chalk. This combination is ideal for growing the Nebbiolo grape and adds minerality to the delicate floral fruit. Intense with bright ruby red fruit and a silky texture.


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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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