WWC21 – Le Nicchie, Tuscany – un articolo di jancisrobinson.com

Tempranillo is Rioja, isn’t it? Spanish wine lovers know it is also cultivated as Tinta del País in Ribera del Duero, Ull de Llebre in Catalonia and Cencibel in La Mancha. In Portugal, where the variety occurs widely in the Alentejo and the Douro Valley, they call it Aragonez and Tinta Roriz. Although the New World has embraced Tempranillo too, it is a typical Iberian variety. But centenarian Tempranillo in Tuscany… does it really exist? Well, it does. Beconcini’s winery calls itself the custodian of that secret. And it is time to unveil it…

 

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un articolo di  Bart de Vries tratto da www.jancisrobinson.com