Castello di Luzzano, Romeo, Gutturnio Riserva Classico, 750ml

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Gutturnio is the most ancient and most famous wine of the Piacenza hills. Its name derives from that of a silver cup from Roman times a "gutturnium", found in the Po river in the early 1800s. It was used at banquets to serve wine drop by drop. Gutturnio was one of the earliest wines in Italy to obtain DOC in 1967.The name Romeo honors the old vineyard workers of Luzzano. Up until the end of the 1960s they were assigned a third of the vines for themselves and somehow they always managed to acquire the best third, thanks to their great experience. Romeo was one such worker. He was a vine grower, a gardener and a grand waltzer. He was always cheerful, and he remains a live presence in their memories. With great affection they have dedicated this Gutturnio Riserva, which for them represents the estate and its history, to him. The label they created is also part of Luzzano: it is the design of the wrought iron gate at the entrance to the courtyard.Tasting NotesRuby red with an elegant and harmonic nose. Great elegance and perfect harmony, with a light oakiness that adds a pleasing final touChateau Perfect for roasted or smoked red meats, game and matured cheeses.
Size:750ML
Country:Italy
Vintage:2011
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Size:750ML
Country:Italy
Vintage:2011
Gutturnio is the most ancient and most famous wine of the Piacenza hills. Its name derives from that of a silver cup from Roman times a "gutturnium", found in the Po river in the early 1800s. It was used at banquets to serve wine drop by drop. Gutturnio was one of the earliest wines in Italy to obtain DOC in 1967.The name Romeo honors the old vineyard workers of Luzzano. Up until the end of the 1960s they were assigned a third of the vines for themselves and somehow they always managed to acquire the best third, thanks to their great experience. Romeo was one such worker. He was a vine grower, a gardener and a grand waltzer. He was always cheerful, and he remains a live presence in their memories. With great affection they have dedicated this Gutturnio Riserva, which for them represents the estate and its history, to him. The label they created is also part of Luzzano: it is the design of the wrought iron gate at the entrance to the courtyard.Tasting NotesRuby red with an elegant and harmonic nose. Great elegance and perfect harmony, with a light oakiness that adds a pleasing final touChateau Perfect for roasted or smoked red meats, game and matured cheeses.