Freisa Villerina Secca, Brovia
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Freisa Villerina Secca, Brovia - 2019

Item # 39384 750mL
$32.96/ Single Bottle
$395.52 $355.97/ Case of 12
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Practicing Organic

Wine made from grapes grown without synthetic pesticides, fertilizers and herbicides in the vineyard.

Tasting Notes

A distinguished and fascinating Freisa. It is vinified dry, and has aromas of violets and berries with a healthy dose of earthy tannins on the finish. A delicious partner to simple meals of salumi and cheese.

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Staff Pick Notes

The vineyards that make this great wine are scattered across very famous and important appellations in Piedmont. All the grapes are organic come from the Brovia's estates. Azienda Agricola Brovia has been founded in 1863. Winemaking practices are very traditional and viticulture has been organic since 2010. This wine is medium body with a bright acidity. On the palate you can enjoy red fruit notes followed by herbal and floral notes. It's rustic, with forest floor aromas but at the same time elegant. Usually Freisa creates a lighter style of wine. La Villerina Secca shows more concentration and body. It's a vibrant wine that would pair well with charcuterie and cheese.


About the Producer

Castiglione Falletto, Piedmont, Italy The Brovia family winery was founded in 1863 by Giacinto Brovia, and from the beginning, the importance of terroir has been the priority of their viticultural style. Over the generations, an uncompromising attitude towards vineyard selection has allowed the family to extend their landholding into arguably the greatest of Barolo’s vineyard crus, including...

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Astor's Glossary of Terms


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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The Freisa grape produces delicious red wines in a variety of styles - both still and sparkling, dry and sweet. In each of its many iterations, Freisa remains a very fruit-driven, juicy variety; the wines make excellent matches with light appetizers.

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