Barolo DOCG 2016
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Barolo DOCG 2016

Barale Fratelli

$52.00

Barolo at its best from one of the oldest estates in the Langhe!  Subtle notes of forest floor, crushed mint, leather and rose up front.   Fresh acidity and polished, slightly grippy tannins wrapped in cherry, cranberry and tobacco.  Amazing expression!

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    Organic
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Barolo DOCG 2016

Fratelli Barale was founded in 1870 shortly after the Barolo denomination was created.  It's one of the oldest estates in the Langhe, producing some of the best wines in the region using traditional vinification techniques.  Sergio Barale and his daughters manage the estate today.

Beginning with the 2011 vintage, all of the Barale wines are now fermented with a pied-de-cuve (or starter culture) of native yeasts that have been selected by Eleonora Barale, who holds a graduate degree in biotechnology. These native yeasts are from the oldest Nebbiolo plants in the Castellero Cru, some of which are over 50-years-old.

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