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Vinitaly 2017: over 40 new wines to try

Vinitaly 2017: over 40 new wines to try

Vinitaly is always Vinitaly. After celebrating its 50th anniversary, this year the fair in Verona will be opening its doors from 9th to 12th April with some extended pavilions, the now established “Opera Wine” première event and the “Vinitaly and the City” programme of side events, which Veronafiere is investing a lot in.

What’s new on Vinitaly 2017

Individual formats aside, the fair remains the most important national showcase for our wineries, which are opting more and more often to use their stands to present new products. This article is aimed at the visitor going through the Cangrande entrance turnstiles, who wants to taste some wines at their first debut or that might have had a change in the grape blend, production formula or packaging. Or even ones that have obtained a special certification or a different designation.

Here is a guide, then, – albeit unavoidably partial, but still full of ideas – to the new entries in Verona. The overview goes in order of region, which corresponds to the division of the pavilions, except for those with a theme, such as Vinitalybio and ViViT-Vigne Vignaioli Terroir.

Trentino

Cantine Ferrari (pad. 3, C3): Ferrari Perlé Bianco Riserva Trentodoc 2006 (new wine)
Distilleria Bertagnolli (pad. 3, C1): Aquafrutta collection and Grappe trentine alle erbe di montagna (new packaging)

Alto Adige

Kettmeir – Santa Margherita (pad. 4, B7): Riserva 1919, Extra Brut Alto Adige Doc 2011 (new wine)
Cantina di Caldaro (pad. 6, C2): Spumante Brut Nature Alto Adige Doc 2011 (new wine)
Cantina di Merano (pad. 6, D3): V Years, Pinot bianco Alto Adige Riserva Doc 2010 (new wine)
Tenuta Hofstätter (pad. 6, D3): Gewürztraminer Vendemmia Tardiva Josef Hofstätter Vigna Castello di Rechtenthal 2015 (new wine)
Cavit (pad. 3, B3): Brusafer, Pinot nero Trentino Superiore Doc 2014 and Rulendis, Pinot grigio Trentino Superiore Doc 2015 (new wines)

Friuli Venezia Giulia

Pighin (pad. 7, A2): Ribolla gialla Brut (new wine)
Livon (pad. 6, B8): Cavezzo, Gran Cru Pinot bianco 2016 (new wine, limited edition)
Mario Schiopetto (pad. 6, D5-E6): Il Mario, Collio Doc 2015 (new blend)

Veneto

Villa Sandi (pad. 6, E4): Villa Sandi, Asolo Prosecco Superiore Docg, and La Gioiosa, Asolo Prosecco Superiore Docg (new wines)
Santa Sofia (pad. 5, D4): Spumante Brut Soave Doc (new wine)
Gruppo Italiano Vini (pad. 4, C4): Ventale, Valpolicella Superiore Doc 2015 by Santi (new wine)
Eleva (pad. 8, G2): Fralibri, Valpolicella Superiore Doc 2016 (new wine)
Tinazzi (pad. 4, E7): Lunante, Valpolicella Ripasso Classico Superiore Doc 2015 from the new Poderi Campopian wines (new collection)
Tommasi Family Estates (pad. 5, D2): La Selezione collection (new packaging)
Castagner Acquaviti (pad. 7, A6-A7): Amaro Leon (new spirit)

Piemonte

Michele Chiarlo (pad. 7, E7-E8): Barbera Cipressi, Nizza Docg 2014 (new Docg)
Banfi Piemonte (pad. 9, D6): L’Altra, Barbera d’Asti Docg 2016 (new wine)
Marchesi di Barolo (pad. 5, D1): Rian, Dolcetto d’Alba Doc 2015, la Barbera d’Alba Doc 2015 and Usignolo, Langhe Nebbiolo Doc 2015 (bio)
Tenuta Santa Caterina (pad. 8, B8-E9): Navlé, Monferrato Rosso Doc 2011 (new wine)
Casa Gancia (pad. 10, B2): Fernet Gancia (new spirit)

Lombardia

Guido Berlucchi (Palaexpo, B-C15): Palazzo Lana, Franciacorta Satèn Riserva Docg 2008 (restyling)
Conte Vistarino (Palaexpo, A2): Pinot nero Charmat Brut Rosé (vegan)
Il Mosnel (pad. 8, B8-E9): Brut Nature Franciacorta Docg (bio)
Travaglino (Palaexpo, A4): Vigna Lunano (new wine)
Montonale (Palaexpo, C11) Rosa di Notte, Garda Classico Chiaretto Doc 2016 (new designation and new blend)

Emilia Romagna

Giacobazzi (pad. 3, B7): Giacobazzi 9, Spumante Brut Pignoletto Doc (new wine)

Toscana

Castello di Meleto (pad. 9, A13): Camboi, Malvasia nera Toscana Igt 2014 (new wine)
Tenute Folonari (pad. 7, D10) Selezioni collection by Tenuta di Nozzole (restyling)
Campo alle Comete (pad. 7, C10): Stupore, Bolgheri Rosso Doc 2015 (new wine)
Banfi (pad. 9, D6): Badalei, Vermentino Toscana Igt 2016 (new wine)
Tenuta L’Impostino (pad. 9, C13): Sassorosa, Igt Toscana 2016 (new wine)
Veroni (pad. 9, D10): I Domi,Chianti Rùfina Docg 2015 (new wine)

Marche

Umani Ronchi (pad. 7, E4): Pelago, Marche Rosso Igt 2012 (restyling)
Tenuta di Tavignano (pad. 7, C10): La Vergine, Marche Igt 2016 (new wine)

Umbria

Lungarotti (pad. 7, B2): Ilbio, Umbria Rosso Igt 2015 (new wine)

Lazio

Falesco – Famiglia Cotarella (pad. 7, D3): Viognier Soente, Lazio Igt 2016 (from Attilio Scienza studies)

Campania

Feudi di San Gregorio (pad. 6, E7): FeudiStudi Contrada Arianiello, Fiano di Avellino Docg 2014; Fraedane, Fiano di Avellino Docg 2014; Contrada Bussi, Greco di Tufo Docg 2014; Contrada Laura, Greco di Tufo Docg 2014 and Candriano, Taurasi Docg 2011 (top collection)
Donnachiara (pad. B): Resilienza, Falanghina Beneventano Igt 2016 (new wine)

Sicilia

Baglio di Pianetto (pad. 2, 7A-15B): Ficiligno, Sicilia Doc 2016 (bio)
Planeta (pad. 2, 82E-86F) Mamertino Doc (new wine)
Cantine Settesoli (pad. 2, 81E-87F) Mandrarossa Vigne Vecchie, Sicilia Doc 2015 (new wine)

Sardegna

Siddùra (pad. 8, H6): Nùali, Moscato di Sardegna Passito Doc 2015 (new wine)

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