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Rocche Costamagna





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Barolo, Rocche dell Annunziata, Riserva, 2013

1x1.5L £80.00

10 cases Equiv. £80.00 per bottle

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Tasting Note:

Bricco Francesco is forty year old parcel at the top of the Rocche dell Annunziata vineyard situated at 350 metres above sea level. The highest, most exposed (south west facing ) part of the vineyard has a higher proportion of limestone in its clay soils here than in other parts and it typically yields refined, complex age-worthy wines. After forty day post fermentation maceration the wine is aged for three years in 30hl Slavonian oak casks. A wine of accentuated minerality. Chalky, stony notes compliment the wild strawberry and bright cherry fruit, whilst the balsamic character is even more emphasised here than in the regular bottling. A wine of class, sophistication and ageing capacity.

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