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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: $26   From: $22   To: $39

Search Rank 1868 What is this?
Over all vintages, this was the 1868th most popular wine on Wine-Searcher last year.
Search rank last month: 2396th

Score: 94  
The Wine-Searcher score of 94/100 is based on the following wine critic score:
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94/100  
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Grape Variety

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 phylloxera when the louse spread its devastation across Europe in the 1860s an ...more


Region
  • Piedmont, in the far north-west of Italy, enjoys an unrivaled seat among the world's very finest wine regions. It is the home of more DOCG wines than any other Italian region, among them such well-known and respected names as Barolo, Barbaresco, and Barbera d’Asti. Although famous for its austere, tannic red wines made from Nebbiolo, Piedmont's greatest success story in the past decade has been sweet, white, sparkling Moscato d’Asti.

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  • Italy – the home of Moscato, Chianti, Amarone and Prosecco – has a rich and diverse wine heritage dating back more than two thousand years. Famous for its bewildering diversity of both grape varieti...more

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