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Bric Ginestra 2019

DOC Monferrato, Paolo Conterno, 750 ml

750 ml
Selection Baur au Lac Vins30
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Description

Delicate nose of violets, roses and small red fruits. The Nebbiolo from the core area of the Langhe is well balanced with notes of cherry and a hint of mint. Due to its structure and the well-integrated tannins, this is a concentrated wine with a long finish.

Attributes

Origin: Italy / Piemont / Nebbiolo d'Alba
Grape variety: Nebbiolo
Label: Vegan
Ripening potential: 2 to 7 years
Serving temperature: 16 to 18 °C
Food pairing suggestion: Saltimbocca, Spicy hard cheese, Tagliatelle al tartufo, Mushroom ragout
Vinification: fully destemmed, short must fermentation
Maturation: in large wooden barrel/foudre
Volume: 14.0 %
Note: Contains sulphites
Producer

Paolo Conterno / Fam. Conterno

Giorgio Conterno and his Baroli from Piedmont, is one of Baur au Lac Vins' long-standing partners. He talks about his new Tuscan passion with beaming eyes:

"Fate has brought me to Ortaglia. By chance I had heard about it and a little later I was there. It was immediately clear to me that Ortaglia was a special place. It took a whole eight years for the takeover, but it was worth it. Tuscany and Piedmont are the two regions in which I can best express my passion - with a life close to nature and working in the vineyard to create wines, as I have learned according to old tradition."

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Paolo Conterno S
Grape variety

Nebbiolo

Proud Piedmontese

It’s the king of Piedmont: the most sought-after wines come from Nebbiolo. It reaches its highest expression in Barolo and Barbaresco. Its acidic, tannin-rich wines in its youth are often unapproachable. With maturity, however, it develops an ethereal bouquet of cherry, liquorice, violet and rose, as well as truffles, tar and forest floor. Nebbiolo takes its name from the Italian “Nebbia”, meaning fog. This not because of the weather in Piedmont, but due to the whitish film on the ripe, red berries. It was first mentioned by this name in the 13th century. Much like the Pinot noir, Nebbiolo can precisely reflect its terroir, but only if it is really pleased with where it is. It likes cool climates and calcareous soils. Attempts have been made to transplant it, for example, to California, but the results were disappointing. It feels most comfortable in the hills of northern Italy.

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Nebbiolo
Country

Italy

Italy – Where wine is a way of life

The Italian wine regions are extremely diverse, and this is made clear in their wines. Established varieties such as Merlot, Syrah, and Sauvignon can be found on just 15 percent of the total vine growing area. The remaining 85 percent is reserved for autochthonous, indigenous varieties. More than 2,000 different grape varieties are grown under diverse conditions and pressed with various techniques into wines that reach the top tier of the international wine market.

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Italien S

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