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Specifications

Colour:

Red

Producer:

Elio Altare

Region:

Italy

Appellation:

Barolo

Grape Type:

Nebbiolo

Barolo, Vigneto Arborina, 2012

6x75cl £260.00

10 cases, 3 bottles

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Tasting Note:

Altare's flagship, the 2012 is one of the prettiest, purest examples of this we can remember tasting. Tight-grained, firm focused and racy. Delicious, small, intense, red berry fruit, gripping very gently austere with a wonderful sweetness and cherry blossom perfume. Finishing with such brightness and clarity. Aged for 24 months in 20% new oak.

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