Carema "White Label," Ferrando

Carema "White Label," Ferrando - 2017

Item # 46404 750mL
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Lighter in style than Nebbiolo-based Barolo or Barbaresco, this northern Piedmont specialty is made from grapes grown in the small Carema zone. Luigi Ferrando is one of only two producers of the elegant red.


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About the Producer

Piedmont, Italy Luigi Ferrando has long been the leading winemaker of the Canvese, where his family's winemaking tradition goes back to 1900. He has strong ties to his local region, and his attachment has led him to collaborate with other winemakers and academics. They are responsible for discovering and preserving local winemaking traditions that might otherwise have been lost. His sons,...

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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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