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Travaglini Gattinara Gattinara 2009 Wine Review

Travaglini Gattinara Gattinara 2009

Travaglini Gattinara Gattinara 2009

Piedmont D.O.C.G., Italy

Community Score:89/100

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $29.95

Drink: 2015-2021

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13.5%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Travaglini Gattinara

Agent: Lifford Wine & Spirits

Natalie's Score: 88/100

If you like Barolo, try this one as it's also made from the Nebbiolo grape. This seductive, robust Italian red wine is still quite tannic with tarry black fruit and violets, so it needs cellar time. Decant 2 hours. Try it with a rack of lamb.

Food pairings: beef, mushroom risotto, gorgonzola..

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This Travaglini Gattinara Gattinara 2009 was reviewed on November 14, 2015 by Natalie MacLean

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Pricing & Stock Information

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INNES & TENTH LINE68 Add
BANK & HOLMWOOD (LANSDOWNE PK)58 Add
RICHMOND & KIRKWOOD49 Add
ARTHUR ST W & NEEBING W47 Add
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  • 585513
  • $30.03 
  • 13 bottles
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Gatineau - Boul. du Plateau9 Add
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Reviews and Ratings

Trevor Sabourin - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

Very aromatic nose of dried cranberry and raspberry, fig, dried violets and roses, earth and dried leaves, old leather, nutmeg, sweet tobacco, and a bit of tar. Loads of dried red fruit, sweet tobacco, earth, and some savoury notes of sage and olive on the palate. Though the wine feels no more than medium-bodied, the tannins and acids are definitely high and give a very dry, dusty mouthfeel. It is quite well integrated, and should age well for another 5-10 years. This is a classic Nebbiolo at a more affordable price than a Barolo or Barbaresco, and is just the thing to pair with a mushroom risotto. Paired incredibly with a barley-squash risotto with cremini mushrooms.
This Nebbiolo-based red wine offers notes of dark fruit and spice with polished tannins. The wine was aged in large oak casks. Smooth tannins. - Community Wine Reviews

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