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Specifications

Colour: Red
Producer: Piero Busso
Region: Italy
Appellation: Barbaresco
Grape Variety: Nebbiolo

Barbaresco, Albesani-Borgese, 2015

6x75cl
£265.00
7 cases
Equiv. £44.17 per bottle

Tasting Note:

A burst of heady summer fruits hits you on the nose. The palate is equally fruity. A exploding grenade of juicy sweet red berries, wild strawberry and raspberry mainly, encompasses the palate. A tannic grip adds some crunch and structure to the hedonistic fruit. A south west facing vineyard of 280 metres planted on sandy white limestone soils, originally planted by Pierguido's grandfather in 1948. Ageing is in 25 hl casks for 26 months.

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