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»» Festival of Barolo in the Langhe, Piedmont

This week-end, the village of Barolo, in Piedmont, will celebrate the omonymous wine.

Barolo is a village located in the Langhe

, famed zone for the production of excellent wines and for the very appreciated typical produce.

The festival, which is the prelude to the grape harvest kick off, includes gastronomical itineraries and, of course, several tasting sessions of selected Barolo labels.

Barolo is a DOCG wine; the production zone of is in Piedmont, in the Langhe hills, southwest of the town of Alba.
It is a dry still, ruby red wine with maroon-orangey highlights. The taste is dry, full bodied, austere, with aroma of rose, violet and liquorice.
Alcohol: 13%; aging: minimum three years, five years to achieve the Riserva denomination.
Ideal to accompany barbeque, venison, and seasoned cheese.

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