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Specifications

Colour:

Red

Producer:

Roagna

Region:

Italy

Appellation:

Barolo

Grape Type:

Nebbiolo

Barolo, Pira, 2011

6x75cl £450.00

10 cases, 3 bottles £75.00 per bottle

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Tasting Note:

Less immediately enticing than the Paje but beautifully constructed. Clear crisp flavours with a well-defined structure and supporting backbone, notes of herb, cool forest berries and touches of wild strawberry. Juicy and energetic. Facing Serralunga, a south east exposure, Pira is the lower part of the famous Rocche di Castiglione cru and is a monopole of the Roagna family. The soils here are a complex mixture of sand, clay limestone and blue marl. The vineyard exposure gives the wine that important underlying freshness.

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