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Specifications

Colour:

Red

Producer:

Azelia

Region:

Italy

Appellation:

Piedmont

Grape Type:

Nebbiolo

Nebbiolo, Langhe , 2015

12x75cl £125.00

8 cases, 10 bottles

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Tasting Note:

The Azelias call this a ‘Barolino’, a baby Barolo. Made from young vines Barolo, fermented with less skin contact and aged purely in steel tanks, no oak. Sweet, ripe fruit and aromatic dried rose notes come to the fore. Delicate wild strawberry, raspberry and cherry fruit are gripped by gently binding tannins. There is a fragrance harmony and fruitiness to this that make it so approachable and attractive in its youth.

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