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Specifications

Colour:

Red

Producer:

Elio Altare

Region:

Italy

Appellation:

Piedmont

Grape Blend:

Barbera | Nebbiolo

La Villa, Langhe, 2007

6x75cl £335.00

1 case

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Tasting Note:

A blend of 60% old vines Barbera from the Larigi vineyard and 40% Nebbiolo from the Barolo Arborina vineyard aged in 100% new oak barriques. This makes for a stunning marriage, the blueberry and salty Barbera character comes through initially however the Nebbiolo clearly lends some class, complexity and structure, it very much "completes" the wine. This exhibits ripe currant, dark berry, spice salt and mineral characteristics with binding but suave tannins. Impressive.

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