Italian Wines 1999 (Italian Wines, 1999)

by Gambero Rosso

Publisher: Gambero Rosso

Written in English
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Edition Notes

ContributionsCarlo Petrini (Editor), Daniele Cernilli (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages648
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9793515M
ISBN 101890142026
ISBN 109781890142025

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The most recent official Italian survey of vineyards, performed inlists about different grape varieties growing in Italy. But new varieties continue to be recognized, and as of the beginning ofthe national registry of grape varieties cataloged winegrapes.

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Italy's Top Wine Regions. Piedmont: Known for the big, burly wines of Barolo and Barbaresco, Piedmont sits high and tight in Italy's northwest to some heavy-duty red wines and the ever-popular, light-hearted bubbles of Moscato, this particular Italian wine region is dominated by three key grapes: Barbera, Nebbiolo, and Dolcetto.

The highly concentrated, ultra-dry red wines of. Lambrusco: Most commonly a sweet, fizzy wine with delicious, grapey from Lambrusco grapes usually in the Emilia-Romagna region.

Dry and sparkling styles also exist. Montepulciano d’Abruzzo: Generally medium-bodied and flavorful with red fruits and a slightly vegetal r examples are smooth and easy to drink; the best wines are concentrated and denser in texture.

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These suggestions may get you started on an Italian wine list, but know that these are just a few of Italy’s many wine varieties.

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The wines of Southern Italy are waiting to be discovered. The Italian wine region that stretches south of Rome through the toe and heel of Italy’s famous boot has produced excellent wines since the Greeks crossed the sea and planted vines there some 3, years ago.

Italy is one of the main wine producers, consumers and exportators in the world. The country has appellations (all DOCG, DOC, IGT) spread over about hectares: the area of its vineyard comes close to 9% of the world ations are spread on the whole territory, from North to South, from Est to West, as for the iconic regions of Piedmont or Tuscany.

Though many of Italy’s wines remain simple, food-friendly wines ideal for everyday drinking, the quality of exported Italian wines has improved tremendously in recent decades. Powerful Italian red wines such as Barolo and Barbaresco, from the Piedmont region, and Taurasi, from Campagnia, are coveted by collectors.

But delicious and complex Italian wines are available for any budget.Italian Wine Named “Oenotria” by the ancient Greeks for its abundance of grapevines, Italy has always had a culture virtually inextricable from red, white and sparkling wine. Wine grapes grow in every region throughout Italy—a long and narrow boot-shaped peninsula extending into the Mediterranean.

Malcolm Gluck is the Guardian's wine correspondent, contributing a weekly Saturday column entitled Superplonk sinceand consultant wine editor to Sainsbury's.

He produces three annual wine.