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Barbaresco Riserva Froi, Organic, Massimo Rivetti, Piedmont, Italy 2016

Piemonte, Italy

RIVETTIBARFROI16

Tasting Notes

It takes the name of the farmhouse, being that it is a selection of grapes taken from the vineyards around the property. All the beauty and strength of the Piedmontese philosophy shows in this traditional wine. It is aged in large barrels of Slavonian oak (2500-litre casks) where it rests for two years. Elegant and fruity wine.

Wine Profile

Wine Type Red Wine

Vintage 2016

Style Medium Bodied Reds

Country Italy

Region Piemonte

Grower Name Massimo Rivetti

Grape Variety Nebbiolo

ABV 14.00%

Closure Natural Cork

Bottle Size 75cl

Allergens Sulphites

Method Organic

SKU RIVETTIBARFROI16

Grower

Massimo Rivetti

Massimo Rivetti

The Piedmont region in Northwest Italy is home to Massimo Rivetti and his family farm for five generations now. The family grows its grapes across 25 hectares, mainly divided between Barbaresco and Barbera d’Alba under an organic certification. With vines from 35 to 75 years old, the land here is carefully managed. Wine production doesn’t use… Read More

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Region

Piemonte

Piemonte

Piemonte is one of the best-known and finest wine regions in Italy. The regional capital is Turin, and it is found to the north-west of the country at the sourhern end of the Alps - indeed the name 'Piemonte' can be loosely translated as 'at the foot of the mountains'. Nebbiolo produced here goes into the world famous wines Barolo and Barbaresco, while… Read More

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Grape

Nebbiolo

Nebbiolo

Nebbiolo (Italian), or Nebieul (Piedmontese) is a red Italian wine grape variety predominantly associated with the Piedmont region where it makes the Denominazione di Origine Controllata e Garantita (DOCG) wines of Barolo, Barbaresco, Gattinara and Ghemme. Nebbiolo is thought to derive its name from the Italian word nebbia which means "fog", this is because during… Read More

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