Barolo "San Lorenzo", Fratelli Alessandria
Organic

Barolo "San Lorenzo", Fratelli Alessandria - 2015

Item # 20827 750mL
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Color
Red
Vintage
Country
Region
Sub-Region
Appellation/Village
Verduno
Grape Variety

Item Notes

  • Limited Production: Only 1 bottle(s) per customer

Production Methods

Organic

Organic

Practicing Organic

Wine made from grapes grown without synthetic pesticides, fertilizers and herbicides in the vineyard.


Tasting Notes

The San Lorenzo vineyard in the commune of Verduno brings out the elegant characteristics of the Nebbiolo grape. As is traditional in Barolo, the grapes are macerated on the skins for between two and three weeks to extract color and tannins. It is important to note that the San Lorenzo bottling from Fratelli Alessandria, while it is traditional, is less austere than the Monvigliero bottling.


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