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Specifications

Colour:

Red

Producer:

Fratelli Alessandria

Region:

Italy

Appellation:

Barolo

Grape Type:

Nebbiolo

Barolo, San Lorenzo di Verduno, 2016

6x75cl £280.00

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Tasting Note:

This abounds with blood orange, peach skin, bitter-sweet herb and ripe cherry fruit. Sensual and shimmering with a fleshy quality. A wave of ripe tannins cleans up the palate but the wine remains completely smooth and seductive. A Verduno vineyard near Monvigliero but with very different soils – silt and sand rather than the white limestone of Monvigliero. After 25 days on the skins post fermentation the wine is aged for 3 years in large wooden vats.

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