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Specifications

Colour:

Red

Producer:

Luisin

Region:

Italy

Appellation:

Piedmont

Grape Type:

Nebbiolo

Barbaresco, Rabaja, 2016

6x75cl £210.00

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Tasting Note:

A darker wine than Asili with more substance and complexity. A good linearity of tannin and the beautifully ripe, fluid fruit to cover this structure. The flavour profile is sweet plum, flower and spice with a background red berry touch. Deep and broad-shouldered but soulful and complete. A clay dominated, south-west facing Barbaresco vineyard yielding some of Barbaresco’s more structured wines. After a two month submerged cap fermentation the wines are then aged in used Slavonian oak casks of 20-50hl for 24 months.

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