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Barolo Sottocastello di Novello DOCG

    • Description :

      1.89 hectares in Novello, located at the foot of the majestic neo-gothic castle. The full southern exposition at more than 470 meters A.S.L., combining the elegance of Barolo with the power of Monforte. The wine spends 15-20 days in temperature-controlled tanks with 15-20 days of post-fermentation maceration with 25% full cluster. The wine then aged for 24 months in big barrels and 12 months in concrete vats. 9,000 bottles produced.

      Grape varieties :

      Nebbiolo

      Altitude :

      470m ASL

      Vineyard age :

      20 years old

      Grape yield :

      50 ql/hc

      Exposure :

      South

      Soil :

      Calcareous marl and clay

      Alcohol :

      14%

      Tasting notes :

      Ruby red with orange reflections with notes of balsamic, spice, forest floor and menthol. On the palate the is a structure with a sturdy tannin leading into flavors of chocolate and tobacco.

Press Notes

  • Falstaff
    • 2012
      96 points
  • Decanter
    • 2013
      92 points
  • Wine Spectator
    • 2013
      90 points
    • 2011
      93 points
    • 2010
      94 points
    • 2008
      92 points
  • James Suckling
    • 2016, 2015, 2009
      95 points
    • 2012, 2011
      93 points
    • 2010
      94 points
    • 2008
      92 points
  • AG Vinous
    • 2009, 2008
      93 points
  • Wine Enthusiast
    • 2013
      91 points
    • 2011
      90 points
  • Gambero Rosso
    • 2016, 2015, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2008
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