Barolo, Brovia

Barolo, Brovia - 2016

Item # 41452 750mL
$59.96/ Single Bottle
$719.52/ Case of 12
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Red
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Tasting Notes

Confident enough never to show off power, this faithful-to-tradition Nebbiolo pleases with classic grainy tannins and a long mineraled finish. A real woodsy/spicy character, dried cherries and garden roses complete the picture. A compelling Nebbiolo from one of our favorite estates in Piedmont.


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About the Producer

Castiglione Falletto, Piedmont, Italy The Brovia family winery was founded in 1863 by Giacinto Brovia, and from the beginning, the importance of terroir has been the priority of their viticultural style. Over the generations, an uncompromising attitude towards vineyard selection has allowed the family to extend their landholding into arguably the greatest of Barolo’s vineyard crus, including...

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Astor's Glossary of Terms

Piedmont

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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