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2010 Elio Grasso Nebbiolo Gavarini Langhe
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About Elio Grasso

Rather than turning out powerful, unyielding wines from his beautiful estate in the hills behind Monforte, Elio Grasso strives for harmonious and balanced bottlings. Grasso and his family offer three complex single-vineyard Barolosr. The Vigna Chiniera and the Case Maté are made in a more traditional style, while the powerful Runcot is aged for 30 months in all new barriques. Also look for their Nebbiolo from the Langhe and the Dolcetto d'Alba.

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2010 Elio Grasso Nebbiolo Gavarini Langhe

Producer: Elio Grasso
Style: Red Wine
Grape Type: Nebbiolo
Origin: Italy
Region: Piedmont

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89 Points | International Wine Cellar , November/December 2011

Bright red.  Enticing perfume of raspberry, red cherry, rose petal and white truffle.  Pure, spicy and floral; on the lean side but with lovely cut and classic dryness.  Should make a flexible wine at the dinner table.  Grasso does a short fermentation and focuses on getting primary aromas in his nebbiolo bottling.

89 Points | Wine Spectator

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Italy, like France, offers a world of wine styles within a single country: dry Italian white wines ranging from lively and minerally to powerful and full-bodied; cheap and cheerful Italian red wines in both a cooler, northern style and a richer, warmer southern style; structured, powerful reds capable of long aging in bottle; sparkling wines; sweet wines and dessert wines.
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Nebbiolo

Nebbiolo based wines made outside the Langhe hills are often lost in the commotion over Barolo and Barbaresco. The provinces of Vercelli and Novarra in the northern reaches of the Piedmont area are home to wines like Carema, Ghemme, and Gattinara. The latter two wines are mostly Nebbiolo, which as traditionally been blended with...
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