Gattinara Riserva DOCG
(Italian Red Wine)
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Alcohol Content: 13.5%
Unit Quantity: 750 ml
Gattinara Riserva is a characterful red wine from Piedmont, a region in Northern Italy. Due its good attitude to aging, The Oxford Companion to Wine asserts that Gattinara is capable to being a rival of Barolo and Barbaresco. The Riserva Gattinara is made only in the best vintages. The wine spend at least three years in oak barrels and 1 year in the bottle.
Gattinara Riserva by Travaglini has deep garnet ruby-red colour, it is a full and harmonic wine, the bouquet verges on dried fruit, violet, blackberry, raspberry with hints of spices coming form the barrels. Deep, dry and fullbodied taste, long and lingering with the correct degree of tannin.
Best to be enjoyed with
You can serve Gattinara Riserva by Travaglini with all courses, with strong first courses, red meat, game and seasoned cheese as well. Try it with Truffles Tagliolini.
The Winery: Travaglini
During the last 40 years Giancarlo Travaglini has managed to take the name of the historical wine, Gattinara, around the world. There are several DOC and DOCGs in the Vercelli, Novara and Biella provinces, but Gattinara is the best known. The Gattinara versions made at Travaglini are simply outstanding examples of Old World, traditionally crafted, red wines that age gracefully while gaining complexity as time passes.