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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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  • Nebbiolo

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

  • 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...

  • Arneis

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

  • Barbera

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

  • 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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  • Langhe Nebbiolo. Fontanafredda 2011


    The wine has a bright ruby color in the glass with great clarity. The nose is remarkable in its young complexity with aromas of tar, licorice, dried flowers and an almost cotton candy note. The taste is quite nice, with notes of berries and plum that transition to some earthy notes of peat midpalate. The finish is quite pleasant as the young,... Read More

    Wine review by jtryka

  • RBA, I noticed in one of your posts there was a photo with a bottle of pinot ... wine, albeit a Barolo and a Langhe Nebbiolo), we had to drink from tumblers.  Know what?  It was a great meal.  Convivial and calm after 7 days for restaurants or big parties.  The Riedels were on the shelf right behind us and they never moved.&nbs Read More

    Forum post in the topic New Quiz: What wine is this?

  • Vietti Perbacco Nebbiolo 2011


    Hoping for the Best. & understanding how hard it is to Follow 2010 Nebbiolo. Read More

    Wine review by William Djubin

  • Beni di Batasiolo Langhe DOC Nebbiolo 2011


    Red fruit with flora notes on the nose. Red fruit in the mouth with bright acidity followed by distinct dryness. The second day, the wine became more balanced with the fruit taking a back seat to the acidity and the finish became very dry with medium length. Read More

    Wine review by RandyFisher

  • Icardi Langhe Nebbiolo Surisjvan 2000


    Enjoyed this on 12 Sep, 2014. Contrary to expectations, this turned out to be a very positive surprise. Mature, balanced, smooth and still surprisingly full/bodied for a pure Nebbiolo at the age of 14 years.. Read More

    Wine review by Ruski

  • Cavallotto Nebbiolo Langhe 2011


    Light herb stem, rose stem, and hints of mint accent the sweet fruit on the nose that has a jammy wild raspberry quality to it and hints of chocolate chip cookies,Fairly tannic on entry and bright with lots of acids, in a moderately powerful style that is very front loaded with sour cherry fruit and then tight and tannic on the backend powerful,... Read More

    Wine review by Gregory Dal Piaz

  • Cavallotto Nebbiolo Langhe 2011


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    Wine review by mark

  • Oddero Langhe Nebbiolo 2011


    Soft on the nose with sandy soil tones, a hint of watermelon rind along with a touch of va adding lift to light rosemary, and even almost peppery spice notes. Theres nice depth on the palate which shows off subtle flavors of chalk, tart red berry fruit and gentle balsamic tones. and while this is a touch tough in the mouth, it does turn fresher ... Read More

    Wine review by Gregory Dal Piaz

  • Oddero Langhe Nebbiolo 2011


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    Wine review by mark

  • Brezza Langhe Nebbiolo 2012


    All SS. Mostly rose clone Gorgeous aromatics of slightly jammy wild cherry and strawberry fruit are light and perfumed on the nose with rose petal accents. Pretty fresh and zesty on the palate with juicy acidity supporting just under ripe cherry and strawberry fruit framed with a hint of orange rind. Very clean, and even a bit lean in the mout... Read More

    Wine review by Gregory Dal Piaz

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