The Wine Cellar
From $1 Buy Access Now!
Info about Italian Wine Guide
Regions: 20 Zones: 172 Types of wine: 1283 Words in dictionary: 145
Wine for Pork?

We've found 268 wine(s) in our Italian Wine Guide which are good for Pork.

Read more
Region: Calabria
Zone: Bivongi DOC
Wine:

Bivongi Rosso Riserva DOC

Facts about this wine

Wine: Red wine
Taste: Dry
Volume: Medium
Min. alcohol: 12.5%
Mandatory Storage: Min. 2 years
Storage potential: 5 years

This Riserva, the most recent DOC in Calabria, is made from the same grapes used for the unaged Bivongi Rosso and is cultivated in the area around the town of Bivongi on the Ionian coast of the Calabrian peninsula.

As with its cousin the grapes used are Gaglioppo (locally, Magliocco) and/or Greco Nero (Maglioccone) (30-50%), Nocera and/or Calabrese (locally, Nero d'Avola) (30-50%) and/or Castiglione (30-50%) with permission to use up to 15% non-aromatic grapes.

The colour is more or less intense tending to garnet with age. The fragrance is vinous, characteristic and delicate. The taste is dry, harmonious and appealing.

The obligatory aging period is two years. Can be stored for up to five years.

Great dishes to have with Bivongi Rosso Riserva DOC

Click on a topic to find more wines
Did you know?

Italy extends over 10 latitudes – from continental climate to subtropical climate?