Piedmont’s noblest red grape needs to grow in a carefully chosen environment and growing conditions. It sprouts early and the fruit generally ripens in mid October. The bunch is medium to large, a winged pyramid shape with medium to small grapes having a consistent blue-black skin with violet nuances.
This is the vine that produces Barolo and Barbaresco DOCG, Nebbiolo d’Alba and Roero.
Texts taken from “CUNEO VINI” – Published by the Chamber Of Commerce of Cuneo.
Image taken from the Illustrated Historical Universal Ampelography, L’Artistica Editrice.
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