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Specifications

Colour:

Red

Producer:

Elio Altare

Region:

Italy

Appellation:

Piedmont

Grape Type:

Nebbiolo

Arborina, Langhe, 2007

6x75cl £475.00

1 case

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Tasting Note:

A Nebbiolo from the Barolo Arborina vineyard aged for a year in oak as opposed to two years required for Barolo, aged in 100% new oak. Dense but round, certainly not a heavy wine, lovely ripe mulberry, blackthorn, sloe, cassis and strawberry fruit, highly aromatic too, a very seductive wine and juicy with it, this really sums up the corpulence and generosity of the sensual 2007 vintage.

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