Barolo "Cannubi," Barale
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Organic

Barolo "Cannubi," Barale - 2013

Item # 31165 750mL
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Color
Red
Vintage
Country
Region
Sub-Region
Appellation/Village
Barolo
Producer
Grape Variety
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Production Methods

Organic

Organic

Certified Organic

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


Tasting Notes

Classic Cannubi which is a vineyard site in the municipality of Barolo. The soils are filled with clay, fossils, chalk and loam and are located at an elevation of 250 m. The fruit was de-stemmed and then fermented with indigenous yeasts. A full-bodied red wine that you can age for a solid decade or two. Pair with roasted or braised meats.


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Staff Pick Notes

I will bring this Barolo as a showstopper for upcoming days of celebrations this fall with friends and family. There is so much to love about this wine. I will start off by saying that this was the last year bottled before this 50-year-old vine plot was torn up to plant new vines. This means you have a a very consistent style and flavor produced at a high level of quality. Only downside is the amount of grapes yielded per hectare so after time it only makes sense to renew vineyard sites. This is a 10-year-old, structured, Nebbiolo with notes of cherry, delicate spice, blackberries, a slight amount of licorice, subtle floral hints of rose, and a dash of cocoa powder. The texture on the palate is divine, medium to full. There is no fining or filtering of this wine so please decant as aged wines naturally have slight particulate matter.

- SCB

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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