Langhe Nebbiolo, De Forville

Langhe Nebbiolo, De Forville - 2018

Item # 32278 750mL
$21.96/ Single Bottle
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$263.52 $237.17/ Case of 12
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Tasting Notes

This cuvée is a selection of Nebbiolo from the younger vines of the various “Crus” in Barbaresco. The average age of the vines is 30 years. The wine is fermented in stainless steel for 10 days and then is refined in large oak barrels for an additional year before being bottled. An astonishing value.


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About the Producer

Piedmont, Italy The DeForville family immigrated to Piedmont from Belgium in 1848 and established themselves in the village of Barbaresco in 1860. Here, the family was instantly engaged in growing the Nebbiolo grape under the direction of Gioachino De Forville. He was succeeded by his son, Vincenzo, followed by Vincenzo’s nephew, Paolo and, then, the fourth generation is represented by Paolo’s...

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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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