Negro – Arneis custodian
20 Jun 2012 by Walter Speller
See our  Nebbiolo guide for a complete list of articles and tasting notes from the 2012 Nebbiolo Prima. The Langhe, the region encompassing Roero, Barbaresco and Barolo, may be considered pur sang red-wine country due to Nebbiolo’s prominence, but in actual fact white wine comes a very close second. The total surface of Barolo, Barbaresco and Roero, some 2,766 ha in total, is dwarfed by Moscato d’Asti’s 4,283 ha, while the second most important white player in the field, Arneis, has more hectares devoted to it (694 ha) than Barbaresco (685 ha). The picture changes in favour of red varieties when Dolcetto and especially...

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