Ghemme "Chioso dei Pomi," Rovellotti
Organic

Ghemme "Chioso dei Pomi," Rovellotti - 2014

Item # 28823 750mL
$44.96/ Single Bottle
$539.52 $485.57/ Case of 12
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Wine made from grapes grown without synthetic pesticides, fertilizers and herbicides in the vineyard.


Tasting Notes

The elegance of this Nebbiolo-based wine is apparent with its layers of lithe, dusty tannins. Complex, with knitted flavors of dark berries, tar, and dried rose petals. Decant alongside a feast of short ribs, lamb shanks, or oxtail in earthy, gamey sauces. A natural for wild trumpet mushrooms. The grapes for this cuvée are sourced from the “Chioso dei Pomi” vineyard in the heart of Ghemme. A Ghemme blend of 85% Nebbiolo and 15% Vespolina, this wine matured in large Slavonian barrels for over 12 months before bottling. The Rovellotti family traces its roots in Ghemme to the latter stages of the 15th Century.


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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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