Barolo "Marasco," Franco Martinetti

Barolo "Marasco," Franco Martinetti - 1999

Item # 41268 750mL
$124.96/ Single Bottle
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Tasting Notes

Franco Martinetti's Baroli are opulent and gourmand, more giving if you will however with the utmost respect to showing the aromas of elegance of Nebbiolo. Aged in smaller French oak and coming from soils of clay and calcareous marl, this shows ample dark fruits, think Morello cherries that are still quite primary on the palate.

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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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