- Gattinara (wine)
Gattinara is a red
winewith Denominazione di Origine Controllata e Garantitastatus produced from Nebbiolo grapes grown within the boundaries of the commune of Gattinarawhich is located in the hills in the north of the province of Vercelli, northwest of Novara. It was awarded DOC status in 1967 and received its DOCG classification in 1990. The wine is made primarily from the Nebbiologrape varietal (known locally as Spanna; minimum 90%) blended with up to 10% Bonardadi Gattinara and no more than 4% of Vespolina. The wine is aged in oak barrels for 1 year, two years if it is a riserva, with an additional two years of ageing in the bottle. Travaglini, Antoniolo and Dessilani are notable producers.
title=Riconoscimento della denominazione di origine controllata e garantita del vino "Gattinara": Disciplinare di produzione
* [http://www.italianmade.com/wines/DOC10011.cfm] - website of The Italian Trade Commission.
* [http://www.babbonyc.com/winepicks-gattinara.html] - Babbo Ristorante page for information on Gattinara wines.
* [http://www.epicurious.com/drinking/wine_dictionary/entry?id=6543] -
Epicuriouswine dictionary entry for Gattinara DOCG.
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