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Der andere Nebbiolo (Christian Eder, Vinum, September/2019)

Die Rebsorte Nebbiolo ist Basis einiger der renommiertesten Weine der Welt: Barolo und Barbaresco. Aber die ursprüngliche Heimat der Traubensorte liegt nicht in der Langhe im Herzen des Piemont, sondern weiter im Norden – im Alto Piemonte. Dort erlebt sie als Spanna gerade eine Wiedergeburt.

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Rosé statt Blumen (Der Feinschmecker, 07/2019)

Im Norden Piemonts hat sich in den vergangenen 15 Jahren viel getan. Verantwortlich dafür sind unter anderem zwei Deutsche, Dieter Heuskel und Peter Dipoli, die seit 2004 das Weingut Le Paneele aufgebaut haben. ‘Al Posto dei Fiori’ (‘Anstelle von Blumen’) heißt ihr Rosé aus 90% Nebbiolo, ergänzt durch Vespolina und Croatina – ein ernst zu nehmender Wein mit charaktervollem Bukett.

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Le Pianelle, Vini d’Italia 2019 (Gambero Rosso)

Peter Dipoli is known in Alto Adige as the producer of the prized Sauvignon Voglar. His decision to try his hand at north Piedmont’s Nebbiolo was made along with his friend Dieter Heuskel 15 years ago. It was followed by a busy period that saw the purchases of dozens of small plots and preparing the cellar for production.

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Italian Rosés: Diverse and Delicious (Forbes, Tom Hyland, Jul 23, 2018)

You’ve no doubt seen a good number of rosé wines on retail shelves or offered by the glass at many restaurants these days; the craze is on and shows no sign of slowing down. While examples from Provence or the Rhone Valley from France are the versions you most often encounter, there are dozens of notable rosés you don’t hear much about, and that certainly includes those from Italy.

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Wine of the Day – Ruben Sanz Ramiro (PureWow)

It’s Sunday afternoon and you’re casually whipping up some Gluten-Free Cauliflower Gnocchi Pomodoro for an early dinner (aka you’re on your way to becoming the best mom/S.O. in the universe). The only thing that would make your delicious, crowning glory even more perfect? An exciting bottle of vino—like this fresh, cherry-scented pick—to wash everything down.

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The Last Frontier: The Nebbiolos of Alto Piemonte (Vinous, Antonio Galloni, June 22, 2018)

Capable of expressing the purest essence of site, vintage and producer style, Nebbiolo is without question one of the world’s elite red grapes. Skyrocketing prices and soaring demand make it increasingly difficult for consumers to find the best Barolos and Barbarescos. But the glories of Nebbiolo stretch far beyond those prestigious appellations. Readers will find a bevy of striking, captivating wines in Alto Piemonte and Lombardy’s Valtellina. For the sake of convenience, I have grouped the Nebbiolo-based wines of Alto Piemonte and Valtellina in a single article. Perhaps one day these two very distinct regions will boast enough quality minded producers to merit separate pieces.

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