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Italian Wines Perfect for the Winter

Winter is the perfect season for enjoying comforting Italian wines. Check out these wines which will help you get through the winter and transport you to Italy!

Sangiovese di Romagna DOC red wines

This wine region straddles the provinces of FiorliRavennaBologna and Rimini, in Emilia Romagna. The Sangiovese di Romagna DOC appellation is known for dry, full-bodied and well-balanced wines which have a ruby ​​red colour with hints of purple. They are also characterized by intense aromas of red fruits, flowers and hints of spices.

A perfect choice for a peaceful and comforting tasting in a peaceful evening by a log fire or to accompany a meal made with red meat or game.

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Suggestions:
Fattoria Nicolucci Tre Rocche Sangiovese di Romagna Superiore 2018
Code SAQ 14248437
27,05 $

Langhe DOC white wines

The Langhe are a territory of Piemonte which are located near the town of Asti. Located in the northwest of Italy, Piemonte is renowned for being one of the most beautiful wine-growing areas in the world and is home to more DOCG wines than any other Italian region. Piemonte’s wine culture is characterized by numerous family vineyards that emphasize the high quality of the production and the distinct character of each wine. Langhe DOC is an appellation that offers a wide variety of wines which can be explained by the great diversity of vines and grape varieties in the region.

Langhe DOC white wines come from the ArneisChardonnaySauvignon and Favorita grape varieties.

We particularly recommend the Langhes Chardonnay DOC to pair with your winter cheese-based dishes, such as fondus or raclettes. These dry white wines are generally characterized by a straw yellow color and fruity flavors. Langhe Chardonnay is generally tasted at a temperature of 8 – 10 ° C and can be kept for about 2 or 3 years.

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Suggestion:
Chardonnay L’Altro Pio Cesare Langhe 2018
Code SAQ 968982
29,40 $

Valpolicella DOC Red Wines

Located in Veneto, the Valpolicella DOC wine region offers a production of red wines with aromas of red fruits. The wines are fruity with tasting notes of cherries.

They are served chilled and go as well with an aperitif as with a dish of pasta or poultry. A light and ideal wine to drink after a day on the slopes or any other winter sport.

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Suggestion:
Pieropan Ruberpan 2017
Code SAQ 1102834
29,60 $

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