The Italian word "Piedmont" means at the foot of the mountains, and indeed the whole region is dominated by the Alps to the north and the west. Piedmont is home to the largest area of vines which produce DOC and DOCG wines, and the region boasts over 40 denominations. The most well known wines from Piedmont include Barolo and Barbaresco, made from the Nebbiolo grape, and Asti Spumante, made from the Moscato grape. Nebbiolo is the undisputed king of the grape varieties in Piedmont but you should not ignore the lovely reds from the indigenous Dolcetto or Barbera, nor indeed...
Bottle 75cl £24.00
Matured in oak barrels for 12 months, the Valmaggiore is a deliciously complex wine with a wonderful bouquet of sweet raspberry and blackberry fruits intermingled with notes of violets and roses with hints of sweet tobacco and dried citrus fruits. The palate is vibrant and refreshing with juicy cassis and damson fruits balanced by silky smooth tannins. Made from old...more
Bottle 75cl £25.14