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La Stoppa Macchiona Emilia IGT, Emilia-Romagna, Italy

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Average Price $36 (USD)
(Approx, ex-tax, all vintages)

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Grape Variety

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 percent Barbera and 30-45 percent 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

  • Emilia IGT (or dell'Emilia IGT when prefixed by the name of a grape variety) is a key IGT (Indicazione Geografica Tipica) title of the Emilia-Romagna region in central Italy.

    Emilia-Romagna is formed from two historical areas, Emilia and Romagna. As implied by its name, IGT Emilia covers just Emilia – specifically the provinces of Ferrara, Modena, Parma, Piacenza, Reggio Emilia and "la parte della provincia di Bologna situata alla sinistra del fiume Sillaro" (the portion of Bologna situated on the left side of the Sillaro River). Romagna is covered by the Rubicone IGT and also by the province-specific ...more

  • Emilia-Romagna is a rich, fertile region of northern Italy, and one of the country's most prolific wine regions – more than 136,000 acres (55,000ha) were under vine in 2010. At 150 miles (240km) wide, it spans almost the entire width of the northern Italian peninsula, sandwiched between Tuscany to the south, ...more

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