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ITALIAN WINE wwW.CELLARSWINECLUB.COM 6 of the top Italian wines CESAR Made from Nebbiolo grapes in the Piedmont region, this is a light red wine with flavors of cherry, truffles, and licorice. Moderate acidity Pio CESARE and quite rich. Best if aged: Typically a decade * Barbene Drink with: Rich foods and cheeses hotese BARBARESCO Similar to Barbaresco in many ways but a more intense flavor than its cousin.It's flavor is massive and tannic. Barolo ages well. Best if aged: At least a decade Drink with: Rich foods and cheeses BAROLO Asti is a sparkling white wine made using Moscato Bianco grapes. While often drunk as an apéritif, the moderate acidity of this wine allows it to be paired with a ide variety of dishes. It is also quite sweet and fruity. Best if aged: Asti is a drink-now wine Drink with: Desserts or on its own ASTI A fairly acidic wine, Barbera is almost tart, with a strong cherry flavor. This wine is especially good with red sauce dishes, making it a favorite in the Italjan cruisine. Made from Barber grapesBERA D'ALE Best if aged: 10-15 years Drink with: Red-sauce dishes BARBERA Baron Bettino Ricasoli created the recipe for Chianti in the 19th century: 70% Sangiovese, CHLA 15% Canaiolo and 15% Malvasia bianca. It is a medium-bodied red wine with a slight tannic flavor and cherry hints. BONNCHI Best if aged: 1-3 years Drink with: Most main dishes and meats CHIANTI Amarone is a red wine made from partially dried grapes. It is quite rich, and has an alcohol content often exceeding 15%. Sometimes carrying vanilla flavors and often with raspberry themes, this is a very elegant wine. AMARONE Best if aged: At least 3 years Drink with: Red meats and rich cheese TEDESCHI AMARONE Production stats Italy produces about 5 billion liters of wine in a year. 5000000.000 Over 350 grapes have been "authorized" by Italy's Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry (MIPAAF)RDI If Italian wine exports were weighed, they would amount to over 450 million pounds. Wine regions of Italy Wine production is a major part of the economy of each region. CONT EG Each wine region in Italy corresponds to a political county. Trentino-South Tyrol RED WINE Lombardy Aosta Valley Friuli-Venezia Giulia Veneto Piedmont Emilia-Romagna Liguria Marche Tuscany Abruzzi Molise Umbria Lazio Puglia Campania Sardinia Basilicata Calabria Sicily Sourcos:

Italian Wine

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Six of the best Italian wines, facts about Italian wine, and a map of Italy's wine regions in a regal infographic.


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