Italian Red Wines

Card Set Information

Author:
dparks33
ID:
143335
Filename:
Italian Red Wines
Updated:
2012-03-23 13:33:49
Tags:
Italian Reds
Folders:

Description:
Italian Reds
Show Answers:

Home > Flashcards > Print Preview

The flashcards below were created by user dparks33 on FreezingBlue Flashcards. What would you like to do?


  1. Nebiolo
    • Dominant grape from Piedmont
    • Make Barolo and Barbaresco
    • Flavors of plum, cherry, licorice, and rose petal
    • Firm tannins and high acidity
    • Can be frutier or earthy
  2. Barolo
    • Firmer more masculine style of nebiolo grape
    • Heavier, gravel and stony soil
  3. Barbaresco
    • More feminine and softer style of nebiolo
    • Light sandy soil
  4. Boca Conti 2003
    • Piedmont
    • Very earthy and gritty
    • Austere wine recommended with food
    • RAW flavor, geeky wine
    • Blend of nebiolo, Uva Rara and Vespolina
  5. Andrea Oberto Barbera d'Alba 2009
    • Piedmont
    • Barbera is the grape
    • Fruity and bright with a touch of bramble and spice
    • Red berry and plum
    • Medium Body
  6. Il Palazzotto dolcetto di diano d'alba "sori cristina" 2007
    • Piedmont
    • Dolcetto is the grape
    • Fruity and soft
    • Bright Cherry and red berry flavors, touch of spice and bramble
  7. Vietti Masseria 2005 Barbaresco
    • Piedmont
    • New world style soft, elegant, fruity
  8. Orlando Abrigo Vigna Montersino Barbaresco 2001
    • Piedmont
    • Great vintage/wine
    • Complex with classic layers of plum cherry rose petal licorice
  9. Fontanabianca sori burdin barbaresco 2005
    • Piedmont
    • Elegant and nuanced flavors of classic barbaresco
    • Plum cherry rose petal licorice
  10. Elio Grasso Ginestra "Vigna case mate" barolo 2000
    • Piedmont
    • Old school wine with gritty firmness
    • Ageworthy
  11. Macarello Monprivato Barolo 2004
    • Piedmont
    • Unusually soft for barolo
    • plenty of subtle classic flavors
    • elevated acidity
  12. Cavallotto Bricco Boschis Riserva Barolo 2004
    • Piedmont
    • Monster wine
    • Tannic and dense earthiness and fruit
  13. Manzone barolo 2005
    • Piedmont
    • Simpler style with forward fruit and softer tannins
  14. Bertani amarone della valpolicella 2001
    • Veneto
    • Monster Amarone
    • Grapes: Corvina, Molinara, and Rodinella
    • Using raisinated grapes gives it a jammy and dense quality
    • Figs, olives, raisins, licorice
  15. Tramin Lagrein 2010
    • Alto Adige
    • Lagrein has high acidity and low pH and high tannins.
    • Straightforward wines that can be plummy earthy chewy
    • Dark and full-bodied but not heavy.
    • Slight minerality
  16. Marco Felluga Refosco Ronco Dei Moreri 2006
    • Venezia Giulia
    • Med Body
    • Sim to Grenache with bright red berry and spice
    • Simple yet well balanced
  17. Sangiovese
    • Fruity with Mod-High acidity
    • Med Body
    • elegant to assertive and robust a finish that can be bitter
    • Aroma is softer Cab Sauv like
    • Strawberry, blueberry, faint floral, violet or plum
  18. Brunello di Montalcino
    • 100% Sangiovese
    • Cherry, plum, flowers, dried herbs, roasted meats, touch of smoke
  19. Cantine Leonardo brunello di montalcino 2004
    • Tuscany
    • Classic flavored wine of great vintage
    • Cherry plum flowers dried herbs roasted meats and smoke
  20. Tornesi brunello di montalcino riserva 2003
    • Tuscany
    • A favorite
    • Dense, well-structured layers of fruit and mineral
    • 2003 was warm so more fruitty forward and generous
    • Less aging potential but is drinking best right now
  21. Caparzo brunello di montalcino 2006
    • Tuscany
    • Simpler more straigh forward
    • Great balance and classic aromas in simpler form
  22. Poggio Antico Riserva brunello di montalcino 2006
    • Tuscany
    • Spectacular in every aspect
    • Great vintage, perfect balance and conentration.
  23. Sassetti "pertimali" Brunello di Montalcino 2006
    • Tuscany
    • Another great wine
    • Still young
  24. Super Tuscan
    • Created in 70s
    • Tuscany made using mainly bordeaux grapes
    • Riper more extracted style with generous aromas
  25. Antinori Tignanello super tuscan 2007
    • Tuscany
    • Sangiovese with CS
    • One of the best
    • New world style with generous flavors of black fruit, leather, roasted meats, tobacco finish
  26. Argiano Solengo Super Tuscan 2006
    • Tuscany
    • CS, Merlot, Syrah
    • Great Stucture, firm body
    • Ripe blackberry, olives, leather and smoke
  27. Tolaini "Valdistanti" Super Tuscan 2006
    • Tuscany
    • Full Bodied and Firm structure
    • CS, Merlot, CF
    • Lush red and dark fruit
    • Cedar, Tobacco, Leather
  28. San Felice "il grigio" Chianti Classico Reserva 2007
    • Tuscany
    • 100% Sangiovese
    • Light-medium body
    • Elegant with silky texture
    • Plum cherry and flowers
  29. Moretti Sagrantino di Montefalco 2006
    • Umbria
    • Sagrantino is one of the most tannic and brambly grapes
    • Dark and spicy, chocolate, blackberry
    • Gaminess, smoke, dry herbs and leather
  30. Alois Trebulanum Casavecchia 2007
    • Campania
    • Ancient grape Cassavechia
    • Licorice, black mountain fruit
    • Firm tannins and assertive earthiness
    • Big wine, Must decant
  31. Colli di lapio aglianico "Donna Chiara" 2007
    • Campania
    • Aglianico is Very tannic
    • Mountain berry fruit, chocolate, pepper, lots of spice, warm aromas
  32. Terre di Giufro "Maskaria" Cerasuolo di Vittoria 2008
    • Siciliy
    • Med Bodied, Firm tannins
    • Frappato and Nero D'Avola blend
    • Red berry, white pepper, pronounced earthiness
  33. Tenuta delle terra nere etna rosso 2005
    • Sicily
    • Guardiolo and Feudo di mezzo-slightly denser
    • Verry high altitude (Over 2500 feet) Very volcanic soil
    • Grapes cannot over ripen
    • Light-Med body
    • Nerello Mascalese is main grape with Nerello Cappucio
    • Assertive earthiness, light, bright fruit.
    • Elegantly understated

What would you like to do?

Home > Flashcards > Print Preview