£19.10/ 0.75 L btl
The wine is aged in small oak barrels and assembled in the traditional large Slavonian oak barrels which contribute to making it harmonious and balanced, increasing the finesse of the bouquet. The maturity plateau is between 2 and 8 years.
The color is ruby red, tending to garnet. The perfume combines the fruity hints of raspberry and the ethereal and spicy hints of violet and vanilla. The taste is broad and harmonious and balanced, with sweet tannins, never too evident. The woody note is delicate.
Given its structure, it goes very well with tasty appetizers, first courses with rich seasonings, roasted or stewed meats. It is the ideal companion for cold cuts and aged cheeses.
Drinking and storing
Just too young
I've had this wine before with a year or two of age on it, and the producer is justifiably famous - their Barbarescos are among the best I've ever had. But this one is just too young and unresolved at the moment (July 2020) - some may enjoy that purple note that young wine brings, and it would be a good match with pizza or other uncomplicated dishes, but for me it wasn't what I was hoping for.
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