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Colour: Red
Producer: Roagna
Region: Italy
Appellation: Barolo
Grape Variety: Nebbiolo

Barolo, Rocche di Castiglione, 2016

1 case
Equiv. £245.00 per bottle

Tasting Note:

(One of !) Luca’s new babies. The great Rocche di Castiglione in the hands of Luca Roagna, what a prospect. This is the inaugural release. A 0.45ha plot perched on a steep cliff edge to above the Roagna cantina in Pira. 360m altitude. South facing, 50 year old vines planted on compact, white stone and sandstone soils. A luminous, nervy, fine-boned wine of crisp crunch, showing red strawberry and pomegranate fruit washed over with salts and minerals.

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