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Specifications

Colour:

Red

Producer:

Elio Altare

Region:

Italy

Appellation:

Piedmont

Grape Type:

Barbera

Barbera, Larigi Langhe, 2012

6x75cl £230.00

10 cases, 4 bottles

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Tasting Note:

Brighter and more focused than the richer 2011, crisp precise red fruit flavours with a distinct saltiness accompanying the redcurrant and red cherry notes. Streamlined, edgy, cool and refreshing, this opens out significantly in the glass after and reticent start but retains its vitality. A stunning 65 year old, south-facing single vineyard Barbera aged for 18 months in new oak barriques.

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