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2011 Produttori del Barbaresco Nebbiolo di Langhe, Piedmont, Italy

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Average: $20   From: $19   To: $24

Search Rank 3988 What is this?
Over all vintages, this was the 3988th most popular wine on Wine-Searcher last year.
Search rank last month: 1514th

Score: 89   When to drink: 2014 to 2020
The Wine-Searcher score of 89/100 is based on the following wine critic score:
Critic Score When to drink
89/100   2014 to 2020
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Price History for 2011 Produttori del Barbaresco Nebbiolo di Langhe, Piedmont, Italy
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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

  • Langhe is the hilly sub-region east of the Tanaro river and south of Alba, in the Cuneo province of Piedmont. The name 'Langhe' is the plural form of langa, a local word for a long, low-lying hill. Since its introduction in November 1994, the Langhe DOC has gained considerable repute for its innovative viticulture and use of international varieties (Cabernet Sauvignon and Sauvignon Blanc are prime examples). The creativity this affords the local winemakers has led to a new generation of high-quality wines, many comparable to the prestigious 'Super Tuscans' from Tuscany.

    The Langhe area is home to some of the most prestigious wines in Italy, including ...more

  • 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, ...more

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