Barbaresco

Barbaresco is an Italian wine made with the Nebbiolo grape.wikipedia
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Nebbiolo

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Barbaresco is an Italian wine made with the Nebbiolo grape.
Nebbiolo (, ; nebieul ) is an Italian red wine grape variety predominantly associated with its native Piedmont region, where it makes the Denominazione di Origine Controllata e Garantita (DOCG) wines of Barolo, Barbaresco, Roero, Gattinara, Carema and Ghemme.

Piemonte (wine)

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Barbaresco is produced in the Piedmont region in an area of the Langhe immediately to the east of Alba and specifically in the comunes of Barbaresco, Treiso and Neive plus that area of the frazione San Rocco Seno d'Elvio which was once part of the comune of Barbaresco and now belongs to the comune of Alba.
The best-known wines from the region include Barolo and Barbaresco.

Italian wine

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Barbaresco is an Italian wine made with the Nebbiolo grape.
Among these are appellations appreciated and sought after by wine lovers around the world: Barolo, Barbaresco, and Brunello di Montalcino (colloquially known as the "Killer B's").

Gaja (wine)

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By the late 1960s, the Gaja and Bruno Giacosa wineries began to market Barbaresco internationally with some success.
Gaja is an Italian wine producer from the Piemonte region in the district of Langhe, chiefly producing a number of Barbaresco and Barolo wines, and later diversified into Brunello and "Super-Tuscan" production.

Barolo

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The wine is often compared with Barolo—another Nebbiolo based wine from the Piedmont area.
Along with Barbaresco and Brunello di Montalcino, Barolo was one of the first Italian wine regions to attain this designation.

Langhe

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Barbaresco is produced in the Piedmont region in an area of the Langhe immediately to the east of Alba and specifically in the comunes of Barbaresco, Treiso and Neive plus that area of the frazione San Rocco Seno d'Elvio which was once part of the comune of Barbaresco and now belongs to the comune of Alba.

Bruno Giacosa

By the late 1960s, the Gaja and Bruno Giacosa wineries began to market Barbaresco internationally with some success.
Bruno Giacosa (died 21 January 2018) was an Italian wine producer from the village Neive in the Langhe region (Piemonte), who produced a number of Barbaresco and Barolo wines, as well as bottlings of Arneis, Barbera, Dolcetto and a sparkling wine.

Alba, Piedmont

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Barbaresco is produced in the Piedmont region in an area of the Langhe immediately to the east of Alba and specifically in the comunes of Barbaresco, Treiso and Neive plus that area of the frazione San Rocco Seno d'Elvio which was once part of the comune of Barbaresco and now belongs to the comune of Alba.

Denominazione di origine controllata

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It was granted Denominazione di origine controllata (DOC) status in 1966 and Denominazione di Origine Controllata e Garantita status in 1980.
The three original DOCGs were Brunello di Montalcino, Vino Nobile di Montepulciano, and Barolo, all approved by a presidential decree in July 1980, followed by Barbaresco three months later.

Grape

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Barbaresco is an Italian wine made with the Nebbiolo grape.

Comune

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Barbaresco is produced in the Piedmont region in an area of the Langhe immediately to the east of Alba and specifically in the comunes of Barbaresco, Treiso and Neive plus that area of the frazione San Rocco Seno d'Elvio which was once part of the comune of Barbaresco and now belongs to the comune of Alba.

Barbaresco, Piedmont

Barbaresco
Barbaresco is produced in the Piedmont region in an area of the Langhe immediately to the east of Alba and specifically in the comunes of Barbaresco, Treiso and Neive plus that area of the frazione San Rocco Seno d'Elvio which was once part of the comune of Barbaresco and now belongs to the comune of Alba.

Treiso

Barbaresco is produced in the Piedmont region in an area of the Langhe immediately to the east of Alba and specifically in the comunes of Barbaresco, Treiso and Neive plus that area of the frazione San Rocco Seno d'Elvio which was once part of the comune of Barbaresco and now belongs to the comune of Alba.

Neive

Barbaresco is produced in the Piedmont region in an area of the Langhe immediately to the east of Alba and specifically in the comunes of Barbaresco, Treiso and Neive plus that area of the frazione San Rocco Seno d'Elvio which was once part of the comune of Barbaresco and now belongs to the comune of Alba.

Frazione

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Barbaresco is produced in the Piedmont region in an area of the Langhe immediately to the east of Alba and specifically in the comunes of Barbaresco, Treiso and Neive plus that area of the frazione San Rocco Seno d'Elvio which was once part of the comune of Barbaresco and now belongs to the comune of Alba.

World War I

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After a good start Barbaresco fell on hard times with World War I and the premature death of Cavazza in 1915.

List of vineyard soil types

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The soils of Barbaresco zone are composed primarily of calcareous marl dating from the Tortonian epoch.

Calcareous

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The soils of Barbaresco zone are composed primarily of calcareous marl dating from the Tortonian epoch.

Marl

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The soils of Barbaresco zone are composed primarily of calcareous marl dating from the Tortonian epoch.

Tortonian

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The soils of Barbaresco zone are composed primarily of calcareous marl dating from the Tortonian epoch.

Epoch

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The soils of Barbaresco zone are composed primarily of calcareous marl dating from the Tortonian epoch.

Barbera

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In Neive, the Nebbiolo grape is fourth in plantings behind the cultivation of Barbera, Dolcetto and Moscato but this region is known for making some of the most powerful and tannic expressions of Barbaresco.

Dolcetto

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In Neive, the Nebbiolo grape is fourth in plantings behind the cultivation of Barbera, Dolcetto and Moscato but this region is known for making some of the most powerful and tannic expressions of Barbaresco.

Muscat (grape)

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In Neive, the Nebbiolo grape is fourth in plantings behind the cultivation of Barbera, Dolcetto and Moscato but this region is known for making some of the most powerful and tannic expressions of Barbaresco.

Burgundy wine

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Beginning in the late 19th century, there have been attempts to classify the area's vineyards into Burgundian-like crus based on which areas produced the best wines.