Bagatto Pinot Nero Igt 2012 – La Costaiola

After a long day at work i was sipping a glass of Pinot Nero from Lombardy, and let me say it : ‘ It was happy for what i was drinking ‘ . It is a grenish yellow color and very transparent. Yes is Yellow i am not crazy was a white wine made with Pinot…

Italian Wine Regions (2)

The list of Italian wine regions is organized by highest volume of D.O.C. wines. In the first post we talked about the most important  wine regions of Italy also they highest number of bottle produced. Tuscany, Veneto, Lombardy, Piedmont, Emilia Romagna they all together have more than 60 % of D.O.C wines. 6-Umbria (~7% DOC production)…

16 Italian in the Top 100 di Wine Spectator

After launching release in fits and starts on the top ten most anticipated by manufacturers, retailers and wine lovers , the drafting of Wine Spectator has unveiled the wine judged best of the year , Spain’s La Rioja Imperial Gran Reserva 2004 Cune , with a score of 95 / 100 , priced $ 63…

Italian Wine Regions (1)

The list of Italian wine regions is organized by highest volume of D.O.C. wines. 1-Tuscany (~18% DOC production) Try red wines from Bolgheri and Cortona Tuscany is home to the Chianti region which is the most famous region for Sangiovese. When Sangiovese became the required major grape in Chianti during the 1970′s, the other noble grapes (Cab and…

Wine For Beginners

Wine is more than just a drink; it’s a lifestyle, a survey into history, a gastronomic adventure, a study in farming and a way to explore different cultures. But with so many different angles to approach wine, how do you get started? Fortunately, there are only a few basic techniques to learn as well as…

Trento Doc Brut Riserva 2013 – Balter

CLASSIFICATION: Trento DOC V.S.Q.P.R.D. Metodo Classico GROUND: Hills of morainal origin, based on chalky rocks. Substantial amount of clay in a medium mixture weaving; a four-yearly organic fertilization is the sole natural operation made. VARIETY: Chardonnay 80 % Pinot noir 20 % – “Fields n. 1 / 12” – Training system: Guyot and modified “pergola trentina” – South-facing. VINIFICATION: Handmade…