Barbera and Bonarda (Croatina) are two grape varieties used in the blended red wines of the Gutturnio DOC of Emilia-Romagna. Here the blend is based on between 55-70% Barbera and 30-45% Croatina (known locally as Bonarda). The wines tend to be softly-flavored and well-rounded with distinctive cherry aromas. The local Uva Rara variety is often added to this blend in small quantities.
Barbera provides the wine with some lively ... more
Gutturnio is the newest DOC introduced to the hilly vineyards south of Piacenza, in western Emilia-Romagna. It was raised from its status as a sub-zone of the Colli Piacentini in July 2010 after decades of campaigning by local winemakers.
The wine is blended from one of Italy's classic red-grape varieties, Barbera, and the lesser-known Croatina. Croatina is known locally by the synonym Bonarda, a title it shares with two other Bonarda grape varieties from various spots i ... more
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