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Specifications

Colour:

Red

Producer:

Giovanni Corino

Region:

Italy

Appellation:

Barolo

Grape Type:

Nebbiolo

Barolo, Vigna Giachini, 2007

12x75cl £340.00

3 cases

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Tasting Note:

Floral red fruit and roses, bright and uplifting characteristics that are echoed on the palate. Gripping, long, and whilst there is clear structure here the tannins are creamy and beautifully integrated, vivacious fruit flavours of strawberry, cherry and cranberry. The Giachini is a fine parcel of La Morra vines situated in the lower part of the Rocche dell’Annunziata vineyard, and is aged in 50% new oak.

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