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Wines / Barolo DOCG del Comune di Barolo
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Barolo DOCG del Comune di Barolo

A blend of the wines from the most famous crus in the Barolo township. Elegance and fruit combine with power and full body, giving this Barolo intense notes of small red fruit, chocolate and vanilla in a fusion that surprises and satisfies.
Elevage for 18-24 months in French tonneaux and large casks.

Variety: Nebbiolo subvarieties Lampia and Michet
Grape origin: in Barolo township
Pruning: Guyot (6-8 shoots)
Exposure: south-southeast
Density: 4500 vines per hectare on average
Yield per hectare: 50-55 quintals
Years planted: 1970 - 1980
Elevation: 250 - 260 metres

 

Vinification

Crushing and destemming; maceration with skins for 10 days in traditional vats with rotating paddles.
Rack and return to improve extraction of polyphenols.
Elevage in barrels of 300-500 litres for about 18 months.
Repose in steel tanks prior to bottling.
Bottle-aged horizontally prior to packaging and shipping.

Organoleptic Characteristics

Deep ruby red colour; intense nose of red fruit with tertiary notes of oak and vanilla.
Round and compact; visible tannins with splendid fruit.
Complex and complete, full-bodied, intense fruit and rounded tannins.

Storage

Will peak after 2-3 years of bottle-ageing horizontally in a cool and dark place.
Serve at 17-18°C in tasting glasses

AWARDS

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PREMI
James Suckling
2017
92/100
Gambero Rosso
2017
Winescritic
2016
94/100
Robert Parker - Wine Advocate
2016
92/100
James Suckling
2016
95/100
Gambero Rosso
2016
Gambero Rosso
2016
Gambero Rosso
2015
James Suckling
2015
92/100
Robert Parker - Wine Advocate
2015
92/100
Wine Enthusiast
2014
91/100
Robert Parker - Wine Advocate
2014
91/100
Robert Parker - Wine Advocate
2014
91/100
James Suckling
2013
93/100
Robert Parker - Wine Advocate
2012
91/100
I Vini di Veronelli
2012
91/100
Wine Enthusiast
2012
89/100
Gambero Rosso
2012
Andreas Larsson
2012
89/100
Robert Parker - Wine Advocate
2011
90/100
Wine Enthusiast
2011
88/100
Gambero Rosso
2011
James Suckling
2011
93/100
Wine Enthusiast
2010
93/100
Gambero Rosso
2010
Matthew Jukes
2010
17++/20
James Suckling
2010
93/100
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