Negretti Barolo 2013
BAROLO! Beautiful, bewitching, breathtaking, blissful BAROLO! 50% OFF, killer-vintage from our most-favorite-status friends at Negretti!! 94 POINTS!!
Um...it’s hard to write about Barolo without a glass of it. Excuse us...
OK, we’re back. That’s better. It is literally FILLING this office with that haunting, awesome, dried cherry, rose petal, black tea note...oh BABY! Be still my heart. Glad we discovered this awesome producer before James Suckling did (here is his tweet about Negretti)! Hey James, come visit -- we've got a warehouse of things to try!!! We'll order pizza! It'll be fun!
94 points! What a price! The wine? Well, as above, REDOLENT with warm fresh and dried fruits, roses, licorice, camphor, aromatic wood and killer, big structure with tons of power and grace. So good!! 2013 is a fine vintage and the wines are rich and powerful --- this is a wine to HOLD ONTO -- get enough to keep some for a decade, or two, or three…
Not a lot! While it lasts..!
Technical DetailsCountry: Italy
Blend: 100% Nebbiolo
Vineyard: Soil composition: clay,calcareous, sandy.
Aging/Cooperage: 6 months in French oak (225 L) and 18 months in Austrian oak (2500 L).
About The Producer
As young as this dynamic, enterprising venture may be however, the past has not been forgotten in the traditions handed down from great grandparents, who were wine growers and producers way back at the beginning of the last century. The company philosophy is based on the constant, persistent pursuit of quality. The ongoing commitment of brothers Massimo and Ezio, is to dedicating all their attention in person to both the vineyards – worked in keeping with traditions and the territory – and the product that results from the various steps involved on its way to our glasses. The estate stretches out over around 32 acres of vineyards on prime wine-growing slopes in the villages of La Morra, Roddi and Monforte d’Alba.
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