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Specifications

Colour:

Red

Producer:

Luisin

Region:

Italy

Appellation:

Piedmont

Grape Type:

Nebbiolo

Barbaresco, Asili, 2011

6x75cl £190.00

10 cases, 4 bottles

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Tasting Note:

At fifty years old these are the estate’s oldest vines. The vineyard is south facing and cauldron-like, benefiting from great warmth during the day but, being more influenced by the river, experiencing cooler nights. This makes wonderfully fine, fruity, aromatic wines with great precision and freshness. A wonderful nose of alpine strawberries, the palate offers small berry flavours with hints of liqueur-steeped red fruit, gently astringent with an offsetting sweetness and vibrant freshness. Striking and seductive.

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