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Specifications

Colour:

Red

Producer:

Marco Marengo

Region:

Italy

Appellation:

Barolo

Grape Variety:

Nebbiolo

Barolo, Brunate, Riserva, 2010

6x75cl £300.00

2 cases Equiv. £50.00 per bottle

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1x1.5L £100.00

4 cases Equiv. £100.00 per bottle

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Tasting Note:

Deeper and darker than the regular Brunate, notes of small berry fruits, more dark than red. Stony, gripping and mineral, with a hint of dark chocolate. Powerful, serious and brooding with great depth of flavour. This is the same wine as the Vecchie Vigne only since the 2009 vintage it is now released as a Riserva, a change purely in name only. From a single parcel of old vines within Brunate planted in 1942, produced in the same way as the other Cru wines – aged for 24 months in 25% new oak barrels - but kept an extra two years in bottle. 900 bottles were made.

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