- Jul 18, 2018
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Wow, didnt even really think that much riesling was grown in italy. Being a German/Austrian thing mostly.
Ah, well you might be happy that here in California I have Nebbiolo and Barbera . And Fiano
What are Nebbiolo and Barbera typically planted in, in italy? My soil is sand and my climate is pretty much identically to Piedmont region. I'm coastal California considered cool climate.
Such things as soil type are very important, and certainly matter.the difference is this, in the sandy soil are delicate wines
I guarantee that the quality of the riesling tested by some producers is of excellent quality, I will send you one of the bottles that I will do, so if there is a problem you will be the first to know it.[emoji4]Such things as soil type are very important, and certainly matter.
Italian Riesling is one of the most planted white wine varieties in Hungary. It is a large producer here, more hectare liters of wine than many other varieties. Probably a communist left over -- where quantity over quality was stressed.
Quite frankly, I am not that impressed by Hungarian Italian Riesling. It is an okay table wine, but not much more. I suspect this grape could do better in another climate. I have never had any wine of this variety from Italy. Would love to try some. Maybe some day we can exchange bottles.
Yeah, I know that sand makes much more aromatic delicate wines, and thats kind of a good thing, i prefer wines that are very aromatic and delicate. Although Cabernet Franc is well documented to do better on sandy soils, which is why i also planted it. I dont have any clay soils, but the vineyard across the road has clay.the difference is this, in the sandy soil are delicate wines, meter here in the areas of Nebbiolo and also of Barbera are calcareous clay soils