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Specifications

Colour:

Red

Producer:

Castello di Verduno

Region:

Italy

Appellation:

Barbaresco

Grape Variety:

Nebbiolo

Barbaresco, Rabaja, 2017

6x75cl £220.00

5 cases Equiv. £36.67 per bottle

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Tasting Note:

A very different vineyard, and resulting wine, to Rabaja Bas. The soils are a similar limestone clay composition but this is an even steeper, well-drained vineyard. An earthy ground sweet spice character dominates the nose. Full, broad and rich flavours of undergrowth, nutmeg, cinnamon and red berries envelop the palate. Complex and corpulent, less immediate than the Rabaja Bas, you can feel real density and structure here, but this is built to age. Reared for 21 months in Austrian and Slavonian oak casks.

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