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Specifications

Colour:

Red

Producer:

Marco Marengo

Region:

Italy

Appellation:

Barolo

Grape Type:

Nebbiolo

Barolo, Bricco Viole, 2008

12x75cl £350.00

1 case

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12x75cl £370.00

1 case

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Tasting Note:

As floral and enchanting as usual but perhaps even more complex. Perfumed red currants and cassis fruit on the nose, on the palate, underpinning the scented raspberry, cherry, bramble and violet characteristics is a deep, gentle mineral quality. Crisp, ripe and incredibly moreish. Bricco Viole is a very fine Barolo vineyard that translates as ‘Top of the Violet Hill’ and is one of the highest vineyards in Barolo, 400–450 metres above sea level, producing very elegant and floral wines.

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