|Region:||Italy » Piedmont|
This is showing a fine nose with lovely floral perfumes, a bit of lightly peppery spice, red fruit and a hint of Chinato. There’s a little prune on entry, joined by dry, firm tannins that make this a bit dark and reticent on the palate. It’s made in a ...
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Varietals Produced by Villa Chiara View all
History of the grape: The name means “little sweet one” in Italian. Dolcetto, along with Barbera and Nebbiolo is one ...
Grape: Aglianico Color: Red Main Regions: Italy (Apulia, Basilicata, Campania). Description...
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: Barbera is a native to the Piedmont, where it has been growing for centuries, and is now the fo...
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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Villa Chiara on Snooth
Tight, floral, complex, savory and very precise on the nose with a light sheen of oak, both new and old topped with sweet rose petals. Bright and vivid in the mouth with rich yet transparent wild cherry fruit, lovely tannins are assertive but in balance allowing the wine to finish with a pretty sweetness augmented by a touch of wood sweetness, t... Read More
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This is showing a fine nose with lovely floral perfumes, a bit of lightly peppery spice, red fruit and a hint of Chinato. Theres a little prune on entry, joined by dry, firm tannins that make this a bit dark and reticent on the palate. Its made in a firm, masculine style but its not a big wine. The beautifully framed fruit has good energy on the... Read More
A bit candied, a bit cola, sort of flat and indistinct, fruity in a dry way, nice mid-palate feel. Nice, wiry, almost herbal red strawberry fruit on mid-palate, a bit simple but refreshing. (84-85pts) Read More
AWE blind tasting - a little sweeter, a little jammy, smoky herbal, a touch of coffee, a touch of bitter roots, a bit of fizzy acids on the tongue, not much detail, bitterness, perhaps a bit too extracted, tannins are bitter, nice fruit in there but not particularly fresh or elegant, a bit of coffee in the mouth as well, dark fruited finish is ... Read More
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