PIEMONTE

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GENERAL FACTS:

 

● Location: Northwest, landlocked

 

40% white

60% red

 

 

● 48.100 hectares of vineyards

 

● Number of DOCG wines: 17 / DOC wines: 42

 

● Most characteristic native grapes:

Nebbiolo (red)

Barbera (red)

Dolcetto (red)

Arneis (white)

 

● Uniqueness: 

Piemonte has many great wine regions, one needs only say Barolo & Barbaresco... and both reds and whites are made. A lot of the wines in Piemonte are single varietal wines.

 

● Fun facts:

Nebbiolo is Piemonte's noblest grape, and as a favoured child has many nicknames depending on location as for example Chiavennasca or Spanna.

 

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