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 Vintage2005 Label 1 of 2 
TypeRed
ProducerFiorenzo Nada (web)
VarietyNebbiolo
DesignationManzola
Vineyardn/a
CountryItaly
RegionPiedmont
SubRegionLanghe
AppellationBarbaresco

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Drinking window: Drink between 2010 and 2020 (based on 1 user opinion)

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Community Tasting Notes (average 90.2 pts. and median of 90 pts. in 5 notes) - hiding notes with no text

 Tasted by DonSolo69 on 4/9/2010 & rated 89 points: Drank the first one too early. 3 left. However, it is medium-bodied. gives light berries, mint and vanilla on the nose. not too chewy....wish it was chewier. but somewhat balanced red. as i said, drank too early and should shape up i imagine. (1736 views)

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By Antonio Galloni
Vinous, Piedmont Comes Of Age (Oct 2009)
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Fiorenzo Nada

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Nebbiolo

Nebbiolo is a red grape indigenous to the Piedmont region of Italy in the Northwest. The grape can also be found in other parts of the world, though they are not as respected.

Nebbiolo is often considered the "king of red wines," as it is the grape of the famed wines of Barolo DOCG, Barbaresco DOCG, and Roero DOCG. It is known for high tannins and acidity, but with a distinct finesse. When grown on clay, Nebbiolo can be very powerful, tannic, and require long aging periods to reach its full potential. When grown on sand, the grape exhibits a more approachable body with more elegant fruit and less tannins, but still has high aging potential.

"Nebbiolo" is named for the Italian word, "nebbia", which means "fog", in Italian and rightfully so since there is generally a lot of fog in the foothills of Piedmont during harvest.

Nebbiolo is a late-ripening variety that does best in a continental climate that boasts moderate summers and long autumns. In Piedmont, Nebbiolo is normally harvested in October.

More links:
Varietal character (Appellation America) | Nebbiolo on CellarTracker

Italy

Italian Wines (ItalianMade.com, The Italian Trade Commission) | Italian Wine Guide on the WineDoctor

Piedmont

Vignaioli Piemontesi (Italian only)

Langhe

Consorzio di Tutela Barolo Barbaresco Alba Langhe e Roero | Union of Producers of Albese Wines (Albeisa)

Barbaresco

Geographical details of the DOCG down to single vineyards. The vineyards belonging to the comune Barbaresco can be found here

 
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