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Specifications

Colour:

Red

Producer:

Renato Corino

Region:

Italy

Appellation:

Barolo

Grape Type:

Nebbiolo

Barolo, Vigneto Rocche, 2005

12x75cl £440.00

2 cases

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12x75cl £340.00

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Tasting Note:

From two parcels within Rocche aged 30 and 50 years old. Wherever ‘Rocche’ appears as, or part of, a vineyard name, it implies the vineyard soils have a relatively high sand content, giving floral, silky-textured wines. This is certainly the case with Renato’s Rocche; however, the 2005 surprisingly shows more strength and grunt even than the 2004. Velvety, less chewy than Arborina, this is very fine and precise but hugely powerful nonetheless; red berry, autumn fruit, briar and spice flavours, complex and layered, shades of rock mineral and mocha, a little closed but totally complete and highly sophisticated.

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