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NEBBIOLO - Amador County – Sutter Creek Vineyards

NEBBIOLO  -  Amador County – Sutter Creek Vineyards Wine Details
Price: $25.00 per bottle

Description: Called the pinot noir of Italy, this truly elegant wine has subtle aromas of cocoa and blackberry brambles. The rich and earthy flavors of black cherry and dark chocolate resonate on the palate with smooth tannins. Aged for 30 months in French and American oak, this wine will continue to develop complexity and finesse through extended bottle aging.

Varietal Definition
The red grape of Barolo and Barbaresco from the Piedmont region of Northwest Italy. Named after the word 'nebbia', or fog in Italian, which rises around the hills of Alba, the famous truffle countryside. It is noted for its high acidity and 'mouth puckering' tannins and its distinct bouquet of black cherries, liquorice and leather. A top Barolo will take years to soften but when mature will evolve the vegetal, gamy characteristics for which this Italian classic is famous. The colour on ageing Nebbiolo wines fades rapidly to form a distinctive brownish rim.


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