Langhe Favorita DOC

Tenuta Carretta
Product ID: 400140
  • Italy
  • Podio, Piedmont
  • White
  • 13.0%
  • 0.75 L
  • 8-10°C

Taste characteristics

  • Light Full bodied
  • Dry Sweet
  • Soft Acidic

Other classifications

  • Vegetarian
  • Vegan
  • 100% Organic

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Description

Langhe Favorita DOC

Grapes:
Favorita

Colour:
straw yellow with green reflections.

Aroma:
floral notes with white-fleshed fruit.

Ageing:
4 months in steel tanks.

Food Pairing:
Pasta, crustaceans, lean fish, mature cheese

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Manufacturer
Tenuta Caretta

Tenuta Carretta is a winery situated in Piobesi d'Alba in the Roero district of Piedmont. It makes a range of wines from some of the region's most famous appellations, including Barolo, Barbaresco, Barbera and Dolcetto d'Alba and Roero Arneis. The estate is comprised of 70 hectares (173 acres) of vineyards, divided across multiple parcels in Roero and Langhe. The winery itself is situated in the middle of a 35-ha (87-acre) natural ampitheater planted to...

Type of Grape
Favorita

is a white Italian wine grape grown primarily in the Piedmont region. It is most widely planted on the left bank of the Tanaro river in the Roero district near Alba, though some plantings exist on the right bank of the Tanaro in the Langhe hills. Recent DNA profiling shows that Favorita is related to the Liguria grapes Pigato and Vermentino, which may support the theory that the grape originated there.

The region
Langhe

Langhe is the hilly subregion east of the Tanaro river and south of Alba, in the Cuneo province of Piedmont (Piemonte). The name "Langhe" is the plural form of langa, a local word for a long, low-lying hill. A Langhe DOC wine may be rosso, bianco or rosato (red, white or rosé), a blend or a varietal with the name of the grape variety on the label. It can be still, frizzante (semi-sparkling), novello (an early-release, youthful style for reds) or passito...

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