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2009 Vietti Nebbiolo Perbacco Langhe, Piedmont, Italy

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Price Range of 750ml bottle, ex-tax in USD
Average: $27   From: $24   To: $29

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Over all vintages, this was the 1955th most popular wine on Wine-Searcher last year. Search rank last month: 1296th

Score: 91.
The Wine-Searcher score of 91/100 is calculated from the following wine critic scores:
Critic Score
94/100  
88/100 (73 notes from 67 users )  
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Price History for 2009 Vietti Nebbiolo Perbacco Langhe, Piedmont, Italy
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Grape Variety: Nebbiolo

Nebbiolo is a black-skinned red wine grape variety most famous for creating the "tar and roses" scent of Barolo wines from Piedmont, northwestern Italy. The grape's very name is evocative of its home among the misty foothills of the western Alps; the nebbia (Italian for "fog") after which it is named frequently arrives on early October mornings, when the Nebbiolo harvest is in full swing.

Most strains of Nebbiolo demonstrate a good resistance to botrytis and although early forms of Barolo were made in a sweet style, this was due to struggling ferments rather than the effects of botrytis. Unfortunately the vine showed little or no resistance to ... more


Region Hierarchy
  • Piedmont [Piemonte] wine region

    Piedmont (Piemonte in Italian), in the north-western corner of the Italian Peninsula, is arguably Italy's finest wine region. It sits at the foot of the Western Alps, which encircle the region to the north and west, forming Italy's naturally formidable border with France. To its southeast lie the northernmost Apennine Mountains – L'Appennino Settentrionale. These low coastal hills divide Piedmont from its long, thin neighbor Liguria, which is all that separates Piedmont from the Mediterranean Sea.

    The name Piemonte means 'the foot of the mountains', and this emphasis on the surrounding topography is entirely justified; not only did the Alps and Apennines o ... more

  • Italy wine region

    Italy has a rich vinicultural heritage dating back more than two thousand years. Over the centuries the Greeks, Etruscans and Romans all played a significant role in the development of different wine styles, the way grapevines were grown, the evolution of winemaking traditions and the considerable changes in storage methods as wine moved from amphorae to bottle.

    Italian wines are made with the aim of partnering Italy's rich and varied cuisine; su ... more

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