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Barolo, 2017


Colour: Red
Producer: Marco Marengo
Region: Italy
Appellation: Barolo
Grape Variety: Nebbiolo

Barolo, 2017

10 cases, 7 bottles
£26.25 per bottle

Tasting Note:

Despite this showing the sumptuous smooth roundness of a warm vintage, there is also impressive purity and a real “La Morra” typicity. Pretty and easy to enjoy, if not complicated - this offers alluring aromatic squashed strawberry fruit mixed with dried asian spices. Rich, but seamless and delicate, yet with a solid enough grip to knit the flavours together. Beautifully judged. A very attractive ‘regular’ Barolo that is a blend of wine from Crus vineyards in La Morra including Croera (now known by its wider name Serradenari,) Roncaglie, Boiolo and Fossati. The wine is aged for 24 months in 20% new oak barriques.

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