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Colour: Red
Producer: Fratelli Alessandria
Region: Italy
Appellation: Barolo
Grape Variety: Nebbiolo

Barolo, Comune del Verduno, 2017

6x75cl
£205.00
10 cases, 2 bottles
£34.17 per bottle

Tasting Note:

The inaugural vintage and first of its type in the village, Alessandria’s 2017 Barolo is a pure expression of the commune, being a blend of five different Verduno vineyards. Supple and sumptuous with a fine typically “Verduno” perfume, this offers beautiful, engaging, chalky fruit. Complex flavours of sweet Victoria plum with hints of blueberry caress the palate with a salt-washed stone character giving sapidity and spark to the finish. Attractive, tactile and deeply satisfying. After a month of gentle the wine is then aged for 3 years in large wooden vats.

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