Monferrato wine: the merit of Italian wine - Organic food shoppers

Monferrato wine: the merit of Italian wine

The Monferrato wine is the splendid red wine born in the homonymous Monferrato area (Italy).

Monferrato- wine - bottle of Italian wine

This geographical part of the Piedmont is considered ancestral cradle of the small farm devoted to wine, where every manufacturer is proud to leave their mark in the vineyard and in the cellar, creating a unique culture that is on the anthropological as well as on oenological-gastronomic. In Monferrato countless precious grapes are grown.

The territory of the Monferrato lies in the hills west of Turin, the course of the Bormida to the east and the river Po to the north. On these areas the continental climate of Piedmont (fedde-tempered) configures with its calcareous clay soil, well suited to viticulture, environmental characteristics to ensure exceptional oenological results .

The characteristics of the red Monferrato wine  daily are: a vinous aroma, with a dry, cool, sometimes lively flavour. The white one, straw colored,  with a distinctive smell, intense, pleasant with fresh, dry, sometimes lively flavour, both obtained from one or more non-aromatic  berry colored grapes all originating in the province of Asti and Alessandria: Barbera, Bonarda Piemontese, Caberbet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Freisa, Grignolino, Nebbiolo, Merlot, Pinot Noir, Cortese.

One of the most renowned red wine Monferrato wine  is Gocciablu of the wineries Nonnolino. The vines that compose it and contribute to its uniqueness are as follows: Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot  and Barbera. The  very important vines give birth to a still red colored  wine with intensive violet hues and an aromatic scent with a spicy base and unmistakable intense and harmonious flavour. The alcohol content which it presents is 13.5%.

At each Monferrato wine, red or white, matching different combinations, from appetizers to meats and cheeses, from pasta with sauce to the typical soups of Monferrato, from white and red meat to the game, not to mention the desserts. In general we can say that the Monferrato wine is a great product of Piedmont  that can be enjoyed alone, although in the red mode accompanies excellently hard cheeses, he game and prepared meat dishes of Piedmont .
The red type of Monferrato wine should be served at room temperature, in tulip glasses, typically used for red wines. For the white is preferable to a temperature of 10°. After tasting it will be possible to understand why the Monferrato wine is part of a full-on in the list of DOC (Denomination of Controlled Origin) of Piedmont.

Nonnolino is an Italian company specialized in the production of quality wines. In the official website you can buy many types of wines, including the famous Monferrato wine.

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