Barolo "Sarmassa", Brezza

Barolo "Sarmassa", Brezza - 2017

Item # 41184 750mL
$74.99/ Single Bottle
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Practicing Organic

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

Tasting Notes

Brezza is a 4th generation winery in the Barolo commune. Today, the estate farms organically, hand harvests, ferments with native yeasts and ages in the traditional large, old Slavonian oak casks. Their Sarmassa cuvée comes from a 1 ha plot of vines planted in clay and silt soils, some of which were planted in 1941. Softer in tannins, this is a bottling you could enjoy in a more youthful stage.

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The most famous grape in Piedmont is the noble Nebbiolo, which makes the long-lived Barolo and Barbaresco. There are plenty of Nebbiolo-based wines that are quite enjoyable in their youth, however, often produced in smaller, lesser-known regions such as Ghemme or Gattinara. Several other Piedmontese grapes make striking and delicious wines: Pelaverga produces light-colored reds with distinctive...

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