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2016 Langhe Nebbiolo

Tintero

Winemaker Marco Tintero is a master at bringing us great value. His Moscato d’Asti and Frizzante Rosato are summer staples, and this Langhe will fit perfectly into your evening barbecue plans. Big and bold, exploding with ripe blackberries, a touch of pepper, a hint of cacao—the Tintero Langhe Nebbiolo is a whole lotta wine with a weeknight-friendly price tag.

Maeve Decouvelaere

Vintage: 2016
Bottle Size: 750mL
Blend: Nebbiolo
Country: Italy
Region: Piedmont
Producer: Cantine Elvio Tintero
Vineyard: 4 ha, 20 years average
Soil: Clay, Limestone
Farming: Sustainable
Alcohol: 14%

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About Piedmont

Kermit’s love affair with the great reds of Piemonte dates back to the early days of his career: the very first container he imported from Italy, in fact, featured legendary 1971 and 1974 Barolos from Vietti and Aldo Conterno. Regular visits since then have seen our portfolio grow to now nine Piemontesi estates, with a strong focus on the rolling hills of the Langhe.

Nebbiolo rules these majestic, vine-covered marl slopes, giving Italy’s most mystifyingly complex, nuanced, and age-worthy reds. When crafted via traditional production methods—long macerations and extensive aging in enormous oak botti—the powerful, yet incredibly refined Barolos and Barbarescos provide haunting aromatics of tar, raspberry, incense, tea, roses, and more. At times austere in their youth but well worth the wait, they pair beautifully with the hearty local cuisine starring veal in many forms, braised beef, pastas like tajarin and agnolotti, and of course, Alba’s famous white truffles.

Surrounded by mountains on three sides, Piemonte’s climate is continental, with baking hot summers and cold winters. Nebbiolo is only part of the story here: juicy, fruity Barberas and Dolcettos represent the bread and butter throughout the region, and other native grapes like Freisa, Croatina, and the white Arneis are also noteworthy. Value abounds in the Monferrato, while Alto Piemonte also has its share of thrills to provide.

Every corner of Piemonte is rich with tradition, especially when wine is concerned. It’s no wonder we have been singing the region’s praises for over forty years.

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Trust the great winemakers, trust the great vineyards. Your wine merchant might even be trustworthy. In the long run, that vintage strip may be the least important guide to quality on your bottle of wine.—Kermit Lynch

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