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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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  • Chardonnay

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

  • 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...

  • Cabernet Sauvignon

    “King of the Red Wine Grapes.” The colonizer of the vineyards, pushing native wine grapes into its shadows. The Caber...

  • Arneis

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

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  • Nada Fiorenzo Lange Nebbiolo 2015


    This wine is 100% Nebbiolo, 14% ABV and medium bodied. Edging toward garnet in color. Dark cherry with the dried rose petals on the nose that is classic to Nebbiolo. I gives a spash of rasberry on entry with lots of tart acid and finishes with a little drying tannin. Read More

    Wine review by RandyFisher

  • Langhe Rosso Monsordo Ceretto 2009


    No written review

    Wine review by martins2002

  • Bel Colle Langhe Favorita 2013


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    Wine review by martins2002

  • Stop drinking those Fenoccchios so young!  An early drinking Barolo vintage means maybe less than 10 years.  Buy some Langhe Nebbiolo, like Perbacco, if you can't wait.  I'll PM you to arrange to buy all your Fenocchios and Cascina delle Roses.Okay, keeping expectations low is great, but there's no reason you can't drink good wine for under $15 ... Read More

    Forum post in the topic Whatcha drinking tonight?

  • Elio Altare Barbera Langhe DOC Vigna Larigi 2009


    Lovely wine, but not worth the price, unless you have way more discretionary income than I do. You can easily match the quality of this wine at 1/3rd the price. Read More

    Wine review by raindance

  • 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

  • A ridiculous number of trigger pullworthies in this new offering, many in their absolute drinking prime. Wish the shop was just down the street from me, rather than the ones that are. But then I'd have to live in NYC.  ;-(I love it when a guy drops 100 cases on a shop, just to 'make some space" in his cellar. Wonder what's going to be filling th... Read More

    Forum post in the topic What have you bought lately?

  • Maybe.The reason is that there's a heirarchy in Italy. Langhe is a DOC, or Denominazione di Origine Controllata. That means the grape varieties and winemaking are controlled.But Barolo and Barbaresco are DOCG, or Denominazione di Origine Controllata e Garantita, which is the highest classification in Italy. It means that not only are things cont... Read More

    Forum post in the topic Weekday Wines

  • Braida di Giacomo Bologna Il Fiore Langhe Bianco 2012


    Love this white blend of chardonnay (70%) and nascetta (30%), the latter being an indigenous Piedmontese grape. A beautiful combination of delicate and understated complexity. Grassy with citrus and floral notes - super light and refreshing with well balanced acidity. A stunning pairing with a number of cheeses, esp a locally made brie and a Pie... Read More

    Wine review by JenniferT

  • Fontanafredda Briccotondo Dolcetto Langhe DOC


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    Wine review by mark

  • Whaddyamean? They're both from Yurp, ain't they?

    Comment by 295902Don Quilecha 295902 Don Quilecha

  • Are we talking about the Languedoc region of France or the Langhe district (DOC) of Piedmont? They are a long way from each other!

    Comment by 94006hihwtt 94006 hihwtt

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