GIFT ~ Aurelio Settimo ~ Barolo DOCG Rocche dell'Annunziata 2008

GIFT ~ Aurelio Settimo ~ Barolo DOCG Rocche dell'Annunziata 2008
£50.00 / bottleincl. postage & packaging

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Country: Italy
Grapes: Nebbiolo
Region: Piemonte
Style: Smooth Elegant Reds
Wine Types: Red Wines
Wine Types: Wine Gifts / 1 bottle wine packs
Drink: Now to 2025
Oaked
Cork
ABV: 13.5%

Tasting Notes

Please note this is a one-bottle gift pack (price includes postage & packaging).
To purchase this wine as part of a six- or 12-bottle case, please click here.

The story

We've been missing a Barolo from our portfolio and have been searching high and low for one displaying the required quality. We have found one quite close to home - from Aurelio Settimo whose Langhe Nebbiolo Aurelio Settimo Langhe Nebbiolo we have been enjoying since our website was launched in October 2014.

The wine

In summary this is a fantastic Barolo from a single vineyard, Le Rocche dell'Annuziata di la Morra, considered to be of Grand Cru stature. It has the classic rose perfume on the nose with cherries and hints of raspberry.  The texture is silky smooth. Very elegant.

Producer's Notes

"This garnet-red wine with ruby hues has an intense nose hinting at spices and liquorice. Well-structured and supple, with appealing tannins and good balance."

Awards

17.5 points    Jancis Robinson    Oct 2013
"Just mid ruby with bright orange rim. A little like Mostarda – candied fruit in mustard syrup – and a little chalky. Liquorice. Elegant with vibrant acidity and embryonic sweet fruit and well balanced but firm tannins. Classic."

95 points     James Suckling     Jan 2013

A fantastic Barolo from a single vineyard considered to be of Grand Cru stature. It has the classic rose perfume on the nose with cherries and hints of raspberry.  The texture is silky smooth. Very elegant.

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