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Antoniolo's Gattinara DOCG glows in clear ruby red glass with garnet-coloured reflections. The bouquet releases complex aromas, fruity and spicy scents reminiscent of red fruit and flint jam, hints of vanilla with mineral nuances. On the palate, this elegant and refined spouse is rich in taste, harmoniously equipped with silky tannins, energetic and lively stimulating, with fine minerality in the background. The finish is long, soft and sustainable.
Vinification of Antoniolo's DOCG
This Gattinara is the base wine of the Antoniolo winery. For this wine from the north of Piedmont, 100% Nebbiolo grapes are vinified, which grow exclusively in the estate's own vineyards. The soils are mainly of volcanic origin, the vineyards are in an ideal south-west orientation. The wine is aged for 42 months in the wine cellar, including 30 months in large wooden barrels and then another 12 months in bottle storage before being sold.
Antonilo produces about 18,000 bottles per year from the DOCG spouse
Food recommendations for Antoniolo's Gattinara DOCG
Enjoy this fascinating Gattinara DOCG with traditional Piedmontese cuisine, roasts and grilled beef, game, meat stews with potatoes and vegetables, ripe, spicy cheeses .
We recommend opening Antoniolo's Gattinara DOCG about an hour before serving.
This wine can already be enjoyed excellently, but also has potential if you let it rest for a while. In the wine cellar it has a shelf life of about 10 years.
Awards for Antoniolo's wife DOCG
- Gambero Rosso: 2 red glasses for 2013, 2012 and 2011
- Vitae AIS: 3 vines for 2013 and 2010
- Wine Spectator: 91 points for 2012
- Bibenda: 4 grapes for 2010 and 2004
- Wine Advocate Robert M.Parker: 90 points for 2008, 88 points for 2004
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|Type of Wine:||Red wine|
|Wine acidity in g/l:||6,0|
|Sub region:||Gattinara DOCG (IT)|
|Occasion & Theme:||family event , Gift for good friends , perfect for an evening in front of the chimney , Romantic Dinner , Christmas|
|Ageing in:||large wood|
|Quality Classification & Rating:||DOCG Denominazione di Origine Controllata e Garantita|
|Awards:||The Winefront - 94 Punkte , Gambero Rosso - 2 Gläser , Guida Vitae AIS - 3 Reben , Wine Enthusiast - 93 Punkte , Wine Spectator - 94 Punkte|
|Duration of maturation (in Months):||42|
|Aromas & Palate Notes:||Blackberry , Sour cherry , Vanilla|
|Mouthfeel/ Texture:||silky , melt-in-the-mouth , dense|
|Optimal serving temperature in °C:||15 - 18|
|Style:||Old World , classic , elegant|
|Food Pairing:||dark food , bright, hearty dishes , spicy food|
|Glass Recommendation:||Bordeaux Glass , Bordeaux Goblet|
|Bottle Design & Features:||Bordeaux Style , classic|
|Bottle size in L:||0,75|
|storage capacity in years from the vintage year:||10|
|Alcohol % ABV:||13,5|
|Allergens & Misc. Ingredients:||contains sulfites and sulfur dioxide|
|Distributor:||Azienda Antoniolo - Corso Valsesia - 277 - 13045 Gattinara - Italien|