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Specifications

Colour:

Red

Producer:

Elio Altare

Region:

Italy

Appellation:

Langhe

Grape Variety:

Barbera

Barbera, Larigi Langhe, 2007

6x75cl £350.00

1 case Equiv. £58.33 per bottle

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Tasting Note:

From a wonderful parcel of 60 year old Barbera vines, aged in 100% new oak barrels. Bottled in the summer of 2009 at the same time as the 2006 Barolo. A lively and alluring Barbera, extremely classy tannins, great precision of fruit whilst showing huge ripeness too, this shows compelling fruit characteristics of cassis, raspberry, loganberry, crème de mure, herbs, redcurrants and cherries, fleshy and textured but at the same time refreshing.

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