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Nebbiolo Wine Details
Price: $23.00 per bottle

Description: A labor of love, and a true reflection of our artisan approach to winemaking, we produced only 45 cases of our 2003 Nebbiolo. From its gorgeous bouquet of tar and roses to its vibrant palette of red cherry, dried fruit, cinnamon and caramel flavors, this elegant, medium-bodied wine offers supple curves and a firm texture. To integrate its strong natural tannins, we have patiently barrel and bottle-aged the 2003 Nebbiolo for a total of three years. The result is a unique and exotic California wine that is bright and engaging in its youth, while still possessing the structure and sophistication to age with finesse and grace.

Varietal Definition
The red grape of Barolo and Barbaresco from the Piedmont region of Northwest Italy. Named after the word 'nebbia', or fog in Italian, which rises around the hills of Alba, the famous truffle countryside. It is noted for its high acidity and 'mouth puckering' tannins and its distinct bouquet of black cherries, liquorice and leather. A top Barolo will take years to soften but when mature will evolve the vegetal, gamy characteristics for which this Italian classic is famous. The colour on ageing Nebbiolo wines fades rapidly to form a distinctive brownish rim.


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