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Specifications

Colour:

Red

Producer:

Marco Marengo

Region:

Italy

Appellation:

Barolo

Grape Type:

Nebbiolo

Barolo, Bricco Viole, 2015

12x75cl £320.00

10 cases, 8 bottles

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Tasting Note:

Darker in fruit profile than Marengo’s other Barolos. Structured bramble and mulberry flavours with high notes of fresh cut violets. Full, round and smooth with a grounding, earthier finish of nutmeg and cinnamon. 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 windy, exposed parcel is blessed with a fair chunk of 50-70 year old vines. It is a late-ripening vineyard that produces small intense berries. The ageing is the same as for Brunate, 24 months in barriques, with a 25% new oak.

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