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Specifications

Colour:

Red

Producer:

Roagna

Region:

Italy

Appellation:

Piedmont

Grape Type:

Nebbiolo

Barbaresco, Paje, Vecchie Viti, 2011

6x75cl £885.00

10 cases, 2 bottles

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Tasting Note:

You noticed the step up intensity and complexity that you get from such old vines, however the real trick here is that it manages to maintain Paje’s characteristic charm end seduction, even if it does take a little longer to coax the flavours from the glass. Notes of kirsch, fresh cherry and mineral, tight packed and focused but so graceful with it. From 70 year old vines within the Paje vineyard, which is an ampitheatre in the centre of the Barbaresco commune facing south west and planted on limestone soils, sitting just below Rabaja.

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