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Langhe, which is the plural for the Italian word for “hills” (langa), is a subregion of Piedmont, Italy. Its location near the town of Asti gives it the geographical position to be home to some of the most prestigious of Piedmont’s wines such as Barolo, Barbaresco, Asti and Dogliani. Wines use the Langhe DOC labeling title when wine is produced from grapes of this growing region, but do not meet the labeling requirements for those previously mentioned styles. This labeling designation came about in 1994 as a way of allowing producers to be more experimental with their chosen varietals, possible blends, production styles and aging techniques. 
 
The history of wine-making from this region is extensive, dating back many centuries. And it is rich in its variety of indigenous and international grapes. Some of the whites grown in the region are Arneis, Nascetta, Favorita, Sauvignon Blanc and Chardonnay. Some have their very own sub-labels according to grapes and vineyard Read more »

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  • Arneis

    The first records of Arneis plantings in Piedmont go back to the 1400s in the Roero area. Today, many call Arneis the...

  • Dolcetto

    History of the grape: The name means “little sweet one” in Italian. Dolcetto, along with Barbera and Nebbiolo is one ...

  • Freisa

    Hailing from Italy’s Piedmont region, this vigorous red variety is used as a named varietal and is vinified into both...

  • Barbera

    History of the grape: Barbera is a native to the Piedmont, where it has been growing for centuries, and is now the fo...

  • Nebbiolo

    History of the grape: Two schools of thought exist as to the origins of Nebbiolo (which means “little fog” either for...

  • Chardonnay

    British wine writer and critic, Jancis Robinson, once noted that throughout the 80’s and 90’s in the United States, C...

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  • Parusso Langhe Nebbiolo 2006

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    Wine review by lbpinot


  • Paolo Scavino Barolo Bric dël Fiasc 1985

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    Crayons, charcoal and roasted meat great the nose with this very powerful, dark and earthy bouquet. Theres a lot of dried herb elements deeply embedded here and a pronounced paprika edge, but not much in the way of fruit. Up front this is big and rich with the pepper and paprika character found on the nose but it quickly looses all redeeming fea... Read More

    Wine review by Gregory Dal Piaz


  • Ceretto Arneis Lange Blange 2008

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    Wine review by Tazio


  • Parusso Langhe Nebbiolo 2007

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    Wine review by lbsnooth


  • Armando Parusso Langhe Nebbiolo 2003

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    For the price, this wine made me forget about the noisy hordes of tourists in Venice. I highly recommend as an everyday wine Read More

    Wine review by Marlus Ferretti


  • Fiorenzo Nada Nebbiolo Blend Langhe DOC Seifile 2003

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    Awesome, one of Bruno Nada's best Seifile's ever....snap it up if you get the chance, 80% Barbera, 20% Nebbiolo. Class in a glass!! Read More

    Wine review by Volpieluva


  • Anna Maria Abbona Dolcetto Dolcetto di Dogliani Sori Dij But 2007

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    Far more structured than most Dolcetto, this is a a wine that goes beyond the juicy red fruit of Docetto in a really nice way. The 14.5% alcohol does not really appear and what you get is a full juicy wine with velvety tannins and a extremely long linger. Had it with stewed Rabbit and could consumed another bottle. Read More

    Wine review by Lodi Brad


  • Clerico Dolcetto Langhe Visadi 2005

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    Black color with a garnet hued rim, notes of stonefruit on the nose, a rich body of creamy, dark fruit and leather, notes of chocolate, wonderful cherry and earth finish that builds as your drink. Read More

    Wine review by atonalprime


  • Guidobono Langhe Nebbiolo 2006

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    Wine review by Maestro232


  • Fontanafredda Langhe Barbera & Nebbiolo Eremo 2005

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    Deep garnet colour.Long enough smell of spices and cherries.Long taste with stunning balance. Good acidity with powerful taste. Good compromise of Barbera and Nebbiolo taste. Still nervous with enough fruit to compensate. Very satisfying, without a Piemonte's pricing. Read More

    Wine review by jabedard


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