A Wine Podcast - SOMM-Thing To Drink About

Christi, Alex & The Wine From The Italian Foothills!

av A Wine Podcast - SOMM-Thing To Drink About | Publicerades 11/17/2020

The mist shrouded hills of northern Italy have given birth to some of the world's most incredible food wines & this wine is part of that proud tradition. What makes this wine exceptional is also how well it drinks by itself!These grapes are grown in a place where the Alps reach down into the Mediterranean, unfolding from snowcapped, razor sharp peaks into rolling hillsides covered in vineyards & fields, reaching through narrow valleys to touch the blue waters of the Ligurian Sea. Piedmont, literally translated as "foot of the mountain", is a land of rolling hilltops & shaded valleys set against the crisp backdrop of the Alps. Vineyards cling to the hillsides today, as they have for thousands of years, and each autumn they are bathed in the fog from which these grapes, and this wine, gets it's name, the "nebbia". So pop in the earbuds, pull open a bottle, and let's Drink Something Amazing!Vietti 'Perbacco' Nebbiolo della Langhe 2017Langhe DOC, Piedmonte, Italy100% Nebbiolo 14% abv$29.99 average priceWinemaker NotesOffers up generous fruit along with menthol, spices and hard candy, showing notable intensity while retaining an essentially mid-weight style. Strong, intense and powerful when young, complex and elegant with aging.Pair with a hearty stew, wild game, roasted red meats, and sharp, aged cheeses.Support the show (https://www.buymeacoffee.com/SOMMthing)

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Making Wine Fun, Not Frightening! The SOMM & The Yoga Mom review a wine a week, using their simple deductive method:​ Seeing • Sniffing • Sipping • Savoring • Swallowing (or Spitting- your call!)​The discussion is about anything & everything related (mostly) to the wine. So pop in the earbuds, pop open a bottle, & savor a little SOMM-Thing To Drink About!