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Specifications

Colour:

Red

Producer:

Giovanni Corino

Region:

Italy

Appellation:

Barolo

Grape Variety:

Nebbiolo

Barolo, Vecchie Vigne, 2000

6x75cl £420.00

2 cases Equiv. £70.00 per bottle

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1x1.5L £140.00

5 cases Equiv. £140.00 per bottle

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Tasting Note:

The Vecchie Vigne is a blend of old vines from Rocche and Giachini aged in more new oak than for the regular Crus, about 75%. The 2000 displays all of the virtues and none of the vices of a hot vintage. Rich and voluptuous, this parades sumptuous blackberry and griotte cherry fruit with strong suggestions of cocoa, whilst boasting a coolness and complexity that can only come from old vines. A massive but wonderfully poised mouthful of a wine.

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