Silvia Barbaglia and her father Sergio. Boca, Alto Piemonte
(Photo ©Tom Hyland)
My recent article about Alto Piemonte at wine-searcher.com
Mention the wines of Piedmont and immediately most wine lovers will think about Barolo and Barbaresco. That’s a natural reaction, given the fame and aging potential of these iconic reds, made exclusively from Nebbiolo sourced from vineyards in the Langhe district of this region.
But there is another world to Piedmont and it’s in the north; Alto Piemonte is a territory where Nebbiolo serves as the base for several different wines, ones that display a sure sense of terroir, as well as great complexity and, in some cases, the possibility of cellaring these wines for decades, just like their renowned counterparts from the south. Best yet for consumers, you will often be rewarded with wines that feature a price tag a good deal less than Barolo and Barbaresco.
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