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Colour: Red
Producer: Azelia
Region: Italy
Appellation: Barolo
Grape Variety: Nebbiolo

Barolo, Bricco Fiasco, 2014

1 case
Equiv. £141.67 per bottle
10 cases
Equiv. £67.50 per bottle

Tasting Note:

With its perfumed, sweet red berry fruit, this shows all of the allure and charm it usually does but with a rare focus and spark. A beautifully clear and fine structure is overlaid by intense small red berry and cherry fruit with a touch of rose hip. Stylish and vital. Superb The Bricco Fiasco is a relatively sandy plot at the top of the Fiasco hill in Castiglione Falletto, planted with 70 year old vines. Contrary to the regular Barolo the wine is aged in oak barriques, but only 10% new wood, again to limit oak influence - a direction Azelia have been going in for some years now. This sandy soil gives incredibly aromatic and fruity characteristics to the wine.

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