Gambero Rosso Tre Bicchieri 2015 Award Winners

The Gambero Rosso Tre Bicchieri tour is underway celebrating the elite Italian wines who received the esteemed honor for 2015.

From Roero, there were four great wines named:

  1. Gepin 2010 Stefanino Costa Roero DOCG
  2. Giovanni Almondo Riserva 2011 Giovanni Almondo Roero DOCG
  3. Mombeltramo Riserva 2010 Malvirà Roero DOCG
  4. Printi Riserva 2010 Monchiero Carbone Roero DOCG

All four are made from 100% Nebbiolo, as it is the red grape of Roero, of course. The wines are excellent examples of the true abilities of both the land and the esteemed winemakers of the region to produce world-class wines. Many of the wines of multiple-time receivers of the Tre Bicchieri award, as well; this is the sixth award for Monchiero Carbone’s Printi, the second for the Giovanni Almondo Riserva, and the fourth for Malvira’s Mombeltramo. This is the first year the Stefanino Costa Gepin was created.

Nebbiolo from Roero is known for its notes of spice, sour cherries, forest fruit. Characteristically, they are elegant and refined, bold and fragrant and the best examples age very well.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s