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Specifications

Colour:

Red

Producer:

Marco Marengo

Region:

Italy

Appellation:

Barolo

Grape Type:

Nebbiolo

Barolo, Bricco Viole, 2014

12x75cl £320.00

10 cases, 11 bottles

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Tasting Note:

A deeper, darker nose than the regular Barolo, all dark fruit, sweet spice and musk. Broad, fleshy spice-infused cherry and bramble with a touch of mocha. A juicy but typical powerful Barolo. Bricco Viole is a very fine Barolo vineyard that translates as ‘Top of the Violet Hill’ and is one of highest vineyards in the Barolo commune region, 400–450 metres above sea level. Marco's parcel is blessed with a fair chunk of 50-70 year old vines. The ageing is the same as for Brunate, 24 months in barriques, with a 25% new oak.

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