BATASIOLO BAROLO 2013
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Batasiolo Barolo DOCG

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This wine is made rom Nebbiolo grapes grown on the slopes of the Barolo winemaking area located on the lower spurs of the Langhe. Young Barolo is distinguished by its ruby-red color and by a marked tannin content which gradually gives way through skillful maturing

Young Barolo is distinguished by its ruby-red colour and by a marked tannin content which gradually gives way through skillful maturing in wood to a soft, velvety, delicate flavour.

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Location: The vineyards of Nebbiolo for Barolo are cultivated in very restricted areas of the Langhe hills where the soil is particularly apt. The main towns include Barolo, Serralunga d'Alba, Castiglione Falleto, Monforte d'Alba and La Morra.
Soil: Calcareous gray blue marl with limestone and sand infiltrations.
Varietal(s): 100% Nebbiolo in its subvarieties of Michet, Lampia, and Rose.
Winemaking: The vinification process consists of red wine making with long maceration on the skins for approx.15-20 days. Following the malolactic fermentation, the maturation takes place in the traditional Slavonian oak casks for up to 2 years and third year of aging in the bottle.
Visual Aspect: Deep ruby-garnet red.
Nose: Ethereal and intense, with notes of spices and dried fruits offering great finesse to the nose and palate.
Palate: Full-bodied wine highlighted with plum and cherry flavors and a velvety elegance.
Food Pairing: Ideal for accompanying white or red meats, meats with sauces and medium to mature cheeses.
Serving Temperature: Best served at 18-20 C

Bottle Size: .750

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