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100% Nebbiolo grapes grown in the hills above Barbaresco. Delicate perfume with aromas of dark cherry and black pepper and a hint of tobacco from a fine cigar.
Elegant and fully ripe with intense fruit and wonderful structure and balance.
Aged two years in oak and one year in the bottle, this wine is drinking very well now
and will age for many years.
The grapes are selected from small vineyards spread in the Barolo region. The vines are between 8 and 41 years old, planted in a clay-limestone soil. Plants are trained with guyot method, with an average density of roughly 4500 units per hectare. All the different crus are vinified and aged separately with slightly different processes to underline the singular characteristics of each parcel and terroir. Fermentation occurs in stainless steel with daily cap submersion for extraction of flavor and color.
“Beautiful glowing ruby. Fine earthy nose, but right now quite backward. Succulent palate with a powerful tannic structure. Really long and a little vibrant. Firm, long red-fruit finish”
Intense scents of violet and iris lead the nose of this wine, along with a whiff of woodland berry. The fresh, linear palate offers Marasca cherry, crushed raspberry, star anise and chopped herb flavors framed by youthfully assertive, fine-grained tannins and bright acidity.
From 15 year old vines planted in calcareous, sandy soil in Bricco di Neive at 350 m above sea level. Fermentation and maceration: 15-20 days in steel vats at controlled temperatures with indigenous yeasts. Aged 26 months in large slavonian oak casks. Approximately 400 cases produced annually. First produced in 2000.
Clerico is one of the most respected names in Barolo, and Domenico Clerico's wines are renowned for both high quality winemaking and for exceptional regional character.
From a south-east exposure vineyard in Ginestra cru, this opulent Barolo, with notes of jam, blueberries and eucalyptus. Great wine to drink now or within the next 15 years.
100% Nebbiolo grown in calcareous clay/sandy soils at 360 to 400 meters above sea level located within the Bric Micca cru. “Baluchin” translates to “star” in Piedmontese, as one can see the stars from this vineyard that sits at the highest position within the cru, all planted to dramatic 45°-55° slopes. Fermentation lasts 7-8 days under temperature control. Malolactic occurs in oak. Aged in medium-toasted, small French oak barrels (10% new) for 20-22 months. 400 cases produced.
Intense aromas of raspberry compote, forest floor, eucalyptus and oak-driven spice drive the nose on this fragrant red. On the firm, youthfully austere palate, assertive, fine-grained tannins provide support for Marasca cherry, licorice, mint and a note of French oak. Drink 2021–2026.
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The Barbaresco by Gaja is one of the most prestigious Italian wines, elegant and known all over the world. It is intense, soft and velvety, with an impeccable bouquet of berries, violets and woody hues. It is aged for 24 months in barriques and large barrels. Elegant and power in liquid form!
"This gorgeous red evokes rose, strawberry, raspberry and cherry fruit, shaded by tobacco, tar and wild thyme notes. Pure, sleek and intense, with a firm base of tannins and vibrant acidity for support. This should evolve beautifully. Be patient. Best from 2022 through 2043."- Wine Spectator
Southern Wine and Spirits
35% Nebbiolo, 35% Merlot, 30% Cabernet aged for 18 months in Barrique. A fruity, elegant taste, good balance in the mouth and a fresh fruity finish with very fine, silky tannins. Sito Moresco combines complexity and longevity with refinement and accessibility.
A juicy luscious and complex core of raspberry, boysenberry and mulled currant fruit. The palate has a solid acidity and ripe dark fruit, completed by Nebbiolo length and elegance. Pair with grilled red meat and strong cheeses.
100% Nebbiolo grown in the commune of Babaresco, where calcareous blue marl soils dominate. All of the fruit comes from the slopes of the Muncagöta cru, which happens to be the dialect form of “Moccagatta”. The grapes are macerated on the skins in temperature-controlled steel tanks, then the wine is aged in French oak barriques, of which approximately 40% are new, for 18 months. 1,300 cases produced annually.
Varietal: 100% Nebbiolo.
Vine cultivation: Guyot.
Vineyard: 25 years old vineyard, Cru “Bricco San Giuliano” in the village of Neive at about 400 mt above sea level.
Soil: clay/limestone soil.
Vinification: soft pressing, temperature controlled alcohol fermentation for 10-15 days.
Aging: aged for 3 years: 100% in new French barrels. Aged in the bottle for a minumum of 12 months.