Barolo - Giacomo Fenocchio - 2016

£36.00Price
  • Origin

    Piedmont / Italy

  • Style

    Red

  • Grape Variety

    Nebbiolo

  • Production

    Organic Practices

  • ABV

    14 %

  • Winemaking

    Hand-harvested from 20yr old vines planted in the Monteforte d'Alba at 350m elevation in clay, calcareous marl, and sandy soils

     

    Fermentation with indigenous yeast over 40 days in stainless steel

     

    Aged in Slavonian oak casks (25-35 hectoliter) for 30 months before refinement in the bottle

  • Tasting Notes

    Deep ruby in colour with lively, bright highlights and an intense bouquet. Lots of dark fruit followed by spice, leather and earthiness. Liquorice runs through the core and there's touches of smoke to go alongside a smooth, evolved texture.