Marzemino

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Name of varietal: Marzemino
 
Common synonyms: known throughout Italy by Balsamina Nera, Barzemin, Bassamino, Berzemino Calopico, Bossamino, Magnacan, Marsemina, Marzamino, Marzemin, Marzemino d'Isera, Marzemino gentile, Marzemino Padovano, Merzemina and Uva Tedesco.
 
Parentage of the grape: native to either northern Italy or Austria
 
History of the grape: It is thought to have been growing in Trentino as far back as the 15th century, possibly brought there from Austria by Italian soldiers serving the Republic of Venice. There is mention of it in the late 18th century Mozart opera Don Giovani, “Versa il vino! Eccellente Marzemino!” It was once one of the blending grapes in Chianti, but is no longer allowed according to DOC regulations. In Lombardy, it is most commonly found as a blend, while in Trentino, it is often a single varietal wine. 
 
Characteristics of the grape: produces light-bodied red wines with a dark tint, sometimes slightly Read more »

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  • Intaglio Rosso Trentino D.O.C 2006

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    Wine review by drsint


  • Azienda Agricola Eugenio Rosi Doron 2001

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    sweet, tasteful, melting in your mouth, need to go back to Paris.Marzemino Passito Read More

    Wine review by sjbellrose


  • Azienda Agricola Eugenio Rosi Doron 2001

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    I was just in Paris December 29 and we had dinner at Barocco at the Evergreen ... With our dinner I order of Marzemino Passito which was recommended by the server. It was excellent, I usually only drink merlots nbut this was out of this world. The tastebuds in my mouth water with delight. I am dying to find this wine in the USA (Florida) would... Read More

    Wine review by sjbellrose


  • What would best accompany the following dish...many thanksGnocchi served on a bed of a pea puree and garnished with ricotta, mint, salt, pepper, olive oil and a 2 grilled strips of bacon Read More

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  • De Tarczal Marzemino Trentino Husar 2005

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    On the nose: Interesting collection of earthy, gamey scents, with dried red ... the price. The wine was 100% Marzemino varietal, as wel Read More

    Wine review by JoshuaChrist


  • Marzemino Husar 2006

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    not my cup of tea. flavorless alcohol heat filled mess. I would stay away from ... makes me never want to try marzemino ever agai Read More

    Wine review by aronowm2


  • De Tarczal Marzemino 2006

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    my first ever marzemino. a mix of black and red twizzlers with violets. that dominates what i get here. i also get a chilean vibe of bitter oilyness. this paired well with sun-dried tomato infused chicken sausage with 4 cheese pierogies. Read More

    Wine review by aronowm2


  • Cantina d'Isera Trentino Marzemino d'Isera 2007

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    How can you rate a wine when you can not be able to import it in canada because nobody knows it and import taxes are to expensive due to the poor demand.Tell me were to buy it in north america!!!!!!!!!and I will buy it. Silvano Read More

    Wine review by Silvano Raggio


  • "artigiano viticoltore"One of the great things about travelling through a wine ... part of Trentino, the grape Marzemino is particularly prized and flourishes on the alluvial flood plains that lead down to the Adige river as it winds its way through this narrow valley. There are a few historic vineyard areas here, the recently expanded Zeresi ... Read More

    Forum post in the topic Eugenio Rosi - Trentino's...


  • Azienda Agricola Eugenio Rosi Poiema 2007

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    2007 Poiema Marzemino Barrel Sample -Slavonian Oak This is made in the governo style with Marzemino wine refermented with grapes that had been dried for 4 weeks. Approximately 40% of the grapes are dried- A bit too woody at this point with smoky notes of mace, but there seems to be very jewel-like fruit lying at the core. The tannins on the pal... Read More

    Wine review by Gregory Dal Piaz


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