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Icardi is a winery that was established in 1914 in Castiglione Tinella on the boundary of Langa and Monferrato in Piedmont, Italy. The estate only grew grapes that were sourced to other producers, but began producing their own wines in the 1960s. Claudio Icardi is now the principal winemaker. Grapes are sourced from the estate as well as the surrounding region. The wines are cultivated organically, with 10 hectares dedicated to biodynamic farming. The range covers the traditional styles of Piedmont, including Barolo, Barbaresco, Brachetto, Moscato d’Asti, Grignolino, Monferrato Bianco, Dolcetto, Cortese and table wines.– Description from Amanda Schuster
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..
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Varietals Produced by Icardi View all
History of the grape: From Greece, Muscat was brought into Crimea in the Soviet Union where it was spread into what i...
History of the grape: Barbera is a native to the Piedmont, where it has been growing for centuries, and is now the fo...
Cortese is a minor grape grown in the Piedmont region of Italy, used to make that region’s dry white wine known as ‘G...
History of the grape: The name means “little sweet one” in Italian. Dolcetto, along with Barbera and Nebbiolo is one ...
History of the grape: Two schools of thought exist as to the origins of Nebbiolo (which means “little fog” either for...
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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
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Had the 2003 vintage on 21 April, 2012 with chicken a`la Jamie Oliver. The wine has been in my cellar since 2007, so some 5 years. Surprisingly mild and well balanced, on the nose it displays light blue berries, subtle vanilla, some light oak and a bit more leather. The palate is surprisingly light and even a bit short. However, it shows great b... Read More
Sweet, scent of Lychee and honey Read More
Good fruit, good acid. Peach and pineapple with some mineral notes. Great food wine as well. Some of the more subtle notes came out with a mache, kohlrabi, & preserved lemon salad with Meyer lemon vinaigrette. Enough body and acid to pair nicely with Parmigiano-Reggiano risotto. Great value too. Read More
Inviting nose of peach, honeysuckle and honeyed fruits. Rich and sweet and still refreshing. Very nice.- Tasted at Marché Bacchus 7/3/10 Read More
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Hello Snoothers.I'm rather new to wine (less than a year of experience), and I noticed I have yet to try any italian wine. I'm looking toward trying a good Barolo (the tasting notes I've read on most Barolos seem to really appeal to me). Does anyone have any reccomendations for some producers to seek out in the $15 to $30 range that are decent? ... Read More
Wife didn't like it: "Tastes like port wine" Read More
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