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Specifications

Colour:

Red

Producer:

Piero Busso

Region:

Italy

Appellation:

Piedmont

Grape Type:

Nebbiolo

Barbaresco, Albesani-Borgese, 2016

6x75cl £225.00

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Tasting Note:

Lovely, languid fluid and silky fruit with gentle supporting structure and tense acidity, attractive and crystalline. Strawberries muddled with cherry, pine, herb and mountain berries that float across the palate. 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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