Vietti Barolo Castiglione 2009

Product code: 10VIET1B2009

Powerful aromas of rich, ripe cherries with intricate complexities of spice, tea leaves and rose petals. With strong, rich tannins, crisp acidity and masculine structure, this ageworthy Barolo shows incredible finesse with excellent balance, integration and a long, lingering finish.

  • Country:Italy
  • Region:Piedmont
  • Vintage:2009
  • ABV:14%
  • Colour:Red
  • Product Type:Still
  • Bottle Size:75 cl
  • Grape Variety:Nebbiolo
  • Closure:Natural Cork

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Taste scale & description

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Taste Scale: 11

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Product guide note

This wine is from a region in northwest Italy called Piedmont from an area called Barolo (the grape used to make it is called Nebbiolo). It is aged for 2 years in old wooden barrels and is rich with elegant and complex earthy flavours and notes of violets.

Production information

Producer: Vietti

Vietti was one of the first Barolo wineries to export its products to the USA and was also one of the first to select and vinify grapes from single vineyards. Now it's one of the first rank of Barolo producers in the world.

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Production note

The grapes are selected from vineyards located in Castiglione Falletto, Monforte, Barolo and Novello where the vines are planed an average of 4.800 vines per hectare. The vines are 7 to 35 years old with yields of 35 hl/ha, grown using the Guyot system. After harvesting, the grapes are gently pressed. Fermentation in stainless steel occurs over 15 days, with daily cap submersion for extraction of flavor and color. The wine is then aged for 24 months in casks. The wine was blended in stainless st

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