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Specifications

Colour:

Red

Producer:

Domenico Clerico

Region:

Italy

Appellation:

Barolo

Grape Variety:

Nebbiolo

Barolo, Percristina, 2001

6x75cl £900.00

1 case Equiv. £150.00 per bottle

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Tasting Note:

This comes from the Mosconi Cru, a vineyard slope neighbouring the Ginestra with the same south east exposure. The powerful nature of the Mosconi wines sees them spend up to two years in French oak barriques. This must be the one of the best Percristina Clerico has made, voluptuous but fine, generous but complex. This oozes with ripe velvety berry and plum fruits with strong mineral and dark chocolate notes and touches of stone and spice, wrapped in rich satin-textured velvety tannins. The oak is beautifully integrated and fruit lifts the haunting finish with a real vivacity.

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