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2016 Barolo DOCG "Sperss®", Piedmont, Italy

Very deep, polished and fine scent of mainly red berries with nutty and a little dried floral aromas, a little tar, tobacco, nutty traces and some minerality. Exceptionally noble, ripe, firm red fruit with a delicate acid bite and youthful, yet incredibly fine, polished tannins, some cocoa spice and dried herbs in the background, persistent and quite dense on the palate, excellent depth, very elegant style, still undeveloped, but already with deceptive charm, chalky and salty mineral tones in the background, very good to long, fine juicy and spicy finish. Even if it already beguiles now: its great time will come in 10 or more years

Best to drink: 2026-2040+. What our ratings mean

Last reviewed: 19 October, 2020
Price: 290.00 € Find+Buy
Type: Rotwein(Red wine)
Quantity: 0.75 L
Alcohol content: 14.5%
Bottle closure: Natural cork
Maturing: large wood
Variety: Nebbiolo 100%
Registration number: G-L2019

Italy is one of the oldest wine-growing countries, with origins dating back at least to 1,000 BC. At that time, the Etruscans appeared in central Italy and settled...

The red grape variety originates from Italy. The approximately 100 synonyms testify above all to its great age and widespread distribution in Italy, but also in many other...

DOCG area for dry red wine in the Italian region of Piedmont, named after the commune of the same name located 15 kilometres south of Alba. It was classified as DOC in 1966...

The region of Piedmont (Italian: Piemonte) with its capital Turin is located in the extreme northwest of Italy. With over 25,000 km² of land area, it is the second largest after...

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