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Specifications

Colour:

Red

Producer:

Vietti

Region:

Italy

Appellation:

Barolo

Grape Type:

Nebbiolo

Barolo, Castiglione, 2006

6x75cl £370.00

1 case

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Tasting Note:

"The 2006 Barolo Castiglione is frighteningly outstanding, considering it is Vietti's entry-level Barolo. There is incredible density and power in the glass as waves of fruit caress the palate with tons of richness. Sweet menthol, flowers and spices add complexity to the long, stupendous finish. In 2006 the Barolo Castiglione is a blend of fruit from Bricco Fiasco (except for the lower part of that plot), Ravera, Fossati and Bricco Ravera. All of the estate's Barolo-designated vineyards that weren't bottled separately were used for that vintage's Perbacco, a selection process I wrote about extensively in my recent profile on Vietti on this site. The Barolo Castiglione is usually approachable pretty much upon release, but in 2006 the wine has so much fatness it will probably benefit from a few years in bottle.[...]" Antonio Galloni

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