Barolo DOCG Nirvasco

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Data sheet

The grapes come from vineyards in Langhe located at the right side of the River Tanaro. The traditional refinement in Slavonian oak casks and in the bottle guarantees great elegance, harmony and balance.

VARIETY:  NEBBIOLO
SOIL:  CALCAREOUS CLAY SOILS WITH LIMESTONE
HARVEST:  FIRST HALF OF OCTOBER
VINIFICATION: STAINLESS STEEL
REFINEMENT:  MINIMUM OF 30 MONTHS IN LARGE SLAVONIAN OAK CASKS AND IN THE BOTTLE

Service mode and food pairings

How to serve it: “Large Bordeaux” glass sizes Serving Temperature 16/18°.
Pairings: game, red meat, elaborate main courses, truffle and mature savoury cheese.
Excellent longevity, over 10 years.
Size 75 cl, 50 cl., 150 cl.

Organoleptic notes

Colour: intense ruby red with slight orange reflections.
Bouquet: classic with an intense nose with notes of spice and ripe fruit.
Taste: rich and lasting with delicate tannins, traces of leather, liquorice and pepper, matched to pleasant notes of withered violet and a hint of prunes.

Acknowledgments

VINTAGE 2017
WINE ENTHUSIAST JULY 2021 90 POINTS
JAMES SUCKLING MARCH 2021: 93 POINTS
LUCA MARONI I MIGLIORI VINI 2022: 92 POINTS
WINES CRITIC Raffaele Vecchione 2021: 92 points

VINTAGE 2016
VINIBUONI D’ITALIA 2021 3 STARS
JAMES SUCKLING JULY 2020: 91 POINTS
LUCA MARONI I MIGLIORI VINI 2021: 91 POINTS

VINTAGE 2015
JAMES SUCKLING: 92 POINTS
DECANTER: 92 POINTS SILVER MEDAL

VINTAGE 2014
JAMES SUCKLING: 91 POINTS

VINTAGE 2013
JAMES SUCKLING: 91 POINTS

VINTAGE 2012
JAMES SUCKLING: 90 POINTS

VINTAGE 2011
WINE ENTHUSIAST BUYING GUIDE 2016: 92 POINTS
JAMES SUCKLING: 89 POINTS
VINIBUONI D’ITALIA-TOURING EDITORE 2016: GOLDEN STAR
GAMBERO ROSSO 2016: 2 GLASSES
BIBENDA ASS. ITALIANA SOMMELIER 2016: 4 GRAPES

VINTAGE 2010
GAMBERO ROSSO 2015: 2 GLASSES
WINE ENTHUSIAST OTTOBRE 2014: 93 POINTS
JAMES SUCKLING (ECCEZIONALI BAROLI 2010): 93 POINTS
THE WINE ADVOCATE ROBERT PARKER (MONICA LARNER) 88 POINTS

VINTAGE 2007
WINE ENTHUSIAST OTTOBRE 2012: 90 POINTS
WINE SPECTATOR APRILE 2012: 91 POINTS