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Specifications

Colour:

Red

Producer:

Azelia

Region:

Italy

Appellation:

Barolo

Grape Type:

Nebbiolo

Barolo, San Rocco, 2009

12x75cl £415.00

3 cases

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Tasting Note:

Glorious aromas of spice and flowers, the palate is equally seductive offering voluptuous, smouldering spiced fruit flavours of forest berry
and bramble, together with distinct, vital notes of strawberry and raspberry. Haunting, harmonious and totally gripping. A powerful wine,
this will require plenty of time in bottle before it’s ready but already displays great beauty. Stunning. A first class, clay-dominated, single
vineyard from the Serralunga commune whose wines are very distinct from those of Bricco Fiasco, being often darker, denser and spicier.
The vines are between 40 and 50 years old and the wine is aged in 20% new wood for 24 months

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