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Top 10 Steak Wines

Travaglini 2011 Gattinara

Travaglini 2011 Gattinara is full-bodied with a silky smooth finish


Piedmont, Italy

The ancient town of Gattinara and its surrounding area isn't as well known as some of Piedmont's other DOCGs, but it belongs in the conversation about Northern Italy's finest Nebbiolo-producing regions. The Travaglini family has been making Nebbiolo (known locally as "spanna") in Gattinara for nearly a century and, since 1952, putting it in unique curved bottles designed to catch sediment during decanting. The 2011 is full-bodied, with big berry flavor, some pepper, vanilla and a silky smooth finish.

Suggested Cut: Steak tartare

Rating: 13.5/20

Price: $30

For more information, visit the Travaglini official website.

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