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Specifications

Colour:

Red

Producer:

Matteo Correggia

Region:

Italy

Appellation:

Roero

Grape Variety:

Nebbiolo

Roero, Riserva, Roche d'Ampsej, 2011

6x1.5L £300.00

3 cases Equiv. £50.00 per bottle

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Tasting Note:

Since the 2010 vintage the Correggias have been making their flagship wine, Roche d’Ampsej, in a more traditional way with a long 45 day maceration and ageing in 6 hl oak tonneaux. A simply ravishing wine. The nose is sweetly-scented and floral, the palate gentle but long and intense. A wonderfully elegant expression of Nebbiolo, this could be a great Barbaresco but at a fraction of the price. Notes of rose, wild strawberry, summer berries and sweet spice, this is persistent, elegant and thoroughly inviting. A single vineyard Roero of 45-year-old vines planted on light, sandy soils, which produce wines of extraordinary class and composure. As of the 2005 vintage this is designated DOCG, so can now be called Riserva. Aged for two years in oak barrels and two years in bottle.

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