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Specifications

Colour:

Red

Producer:

Castello di Verduno

Region:

Italy

Appellation:

Barolo

Grape Variety:

Nebbiolo

Barolo, Riserva, Monvigliero, 2011

6x75cl £269.00

10 cases, 1 bottle £44.83 per bottle

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Tasting Note:

Gorgeous airy and high toned aromas precede a palate that is suave and classy. Ripe and generous yet ethereal and lifted. Effortless flavours of damson, cherry, Victoria plum and forest berry breeze across the palate finishing with a spark of minerality that adds complexity and energy to the wine. A stunning beauty. A very steep south facing vineyard from Verduno, which, unusually for the area, has a relatively high chalk content. Giving a firmness and mineral backbone to the wine. The area is also influenced by the closer proximity to the river where there are big day/night temperature differences that help build up aroma in the wines. Monvigliero is steeper and has poorer soils than the Massara, producing intense and concentrated wines. Aged for three years in large slavonian cask, followed by two - three years in bottle. Less than 3000 bottles were produced.

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