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Giovanni Rosso Barolo del Comune di Serralunga DOCG 2018

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Primary Notes: Raspberry, Cherry Violet, Rose

Secondary Notes:

Tertiary Notes:

Body: Medium +

Dryness: Dry

Acidity: High

Tannin: High

Alcohol (%): 14%

Origin: Piedmont, Italy

Maker: Giovanni Rosso

Grape: Nebbiolo

Fermentation: Organic Heavy Wood

Awards: >95 Points

Decanting:

Serving Temperature: Best served between 14 - 16 degrees

Asian Food Pairing: Peking Duck, braised oxtail

Western Food Pairing: Beef wellington, smoked duck

Description

Giovanni Rosso Barolo del Comune di Serralunga DOCG 2018

Wonderful aroma of violet and roses with hints of cherries and raspberries. Easy to drink with a fine structure and elegant tannins and freshness.

100% Nebbiolo. Harvested from middle of October. The fermentation lasts some 25 days according to the vintage with daily pumping over of the wine mass with délestages at half of the period (fermentation in concrete tanks). The aging is conducted in 50hl large barrels of French oak (from 18 to 36 months according to the vintage and the vineyard of provenience).

Perfect for any situation, it can be enjoyed during a simple picnic or even as an aperitif. This bottle can be paired easily with dishes, along them to standout.
 

AWARDS & ACCOLADES


 - 96 POINTS

¬†Iris, woodland-berry and pine-forest aromas shape the nose. On the focused, vibrant palate, mint and star anise notes accent a core juicy Marasca cherry. Taut polished tannins and bright acidity provide balance and a firm lithe structure. Drink 2024‚Äď2031.¬†

  - 91 POINTS


Dark shining ruby red. A nose of rich cherries and a delicate savoury undertone. Vibrant palate, juicy acidity, radiant youthful fruit with a slightly salty texture. Harmonious and will be ideal for the table.