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Pignoletto (Italy)

Pignoletto is a white wine from Emilia Romagna.

The main grape is Grechetto Gentile.

Typical Flavors


Lemon
Lemon
Apple
Apple
Pear
Pear
Peach
White
Peach

Flowers
White
Flowers
Bitter Almond
Bitter
Almond
Nuts
Nuts
Seashell
Seashell

Typical Pignoletto flavors are Citrus, Apple, Pear, and Peach.

Hints of White Flowers, Herbs, Almonds, and Salty Minerals.

Profile

Pignoletto is fruity, floral and acidic:

SUGARDry
BODYMedium
FRUITHigh
ACIDITYMedium Plus
Serving temperature:
10-12°C (50-54°F)

Food Pairing

Aperitif
Aperitif
Salads
Salads
Antipasti
Antipasti
Pasta
Pasta
Fish
Fish
Crab
Seafood
Chicken
White
Meat
Soft Cheese
Soft
Cheese

Pignoletto is great as Aperitif, with Starters, Vegetables and Seafood.

Pairing Suggestions

Excellent Pairing:
Antipasti. Sandwiches. Focaccia.
Green Salads. Asparagus. Avocado. Artichokes.
Onion Soup. Gazpacho. Ribollita Toscana (Beans Soup).
Ham and Melon. Egg Dishes. Omelette.
Grilled and Fried Fish. Seafood.
Smoked Salmon. Baccalà. Bacalao.
White Meats. Fowl. Oca Arrosto (Roasted Goose). Rabbit.

Cheese:
Soft and Fresh Cheeses.
Brie. Camembert. Washed-Rind. Robiola.

Emilia Romagna

Bologna (the capital) and the other big cities, Parma, and Modena are known as the mecca of food.

In the wine world, Emilia Romagna is best known for Lambrusco.

Red Wines:

Lambrusco
Sangiovese

White Wines:

Pignoletto
Albana di Romagna

Sparkling Wines:

Pignoletto Frizzante
Pignoletto Spumante

Primary Grapes:

30% Trebbiano
20% Lambrusco
15% Sangiovese

Alcohol can be addictive. Drink in moderation.

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