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Specifications

Colour:

Red

Producer:

Roagna

Region:

Italy

Appellation:

Piedmont

Grape Type:

Nebbiolo

Barbaresco, Faset, 2014

6x75cl £400.00

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Tasting Note:

An extension of Asili but higher up the hill where the soil is poor and white. The aspect is west and the vines are 50yo. A cooler breezy vineyard and you feel that in the airy, fine-boned nature of the wine. Mineral, energetic, fine-cut and gripping. Crisp red berry fruits with razor sharp tension and a focused, cleansing finish. Vinified for 60 days on the skins before ageing for 5 years in large used wooden tanks.

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