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Elio Altare Giarborina Langhe Rosso - Piedmont

Elio Altare Giarborina Langhe Rosso 2017 - Piedmont

Vintage: 2017 | Type: Reds | Producer: Elio Altare
Region: Italy
Alc: 14.5%
Closure: Cork
Bottle size: 750ml

The Wine Advocate

$155.00: stocktake sale per bottle
$930.00: per case of 6
$193.00: reg price

Maximum buy quantity no greater than 4 bottles.

Age of the vines: one parcel planted in 1948, one planted in 1989

oil composition: clay and sand

Exposure: south, south-east\Vinification: maceration on the skins for approx. 3 / 4 days in rotary fermenters with temperature control, ageing in new French  barrique for 18 months

Colour: ruby red, with garnet reflections

Nose: intense balsamic nose, aromas of little red fruits, rose petals

Taste: fresh, with aromas of little red fruits, raspberry, equilibrated and persistent

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"The 2017 Langhe Giarborina is gorgeous. A wine of dramatic sweetness and intensity, the 2017 is utterly captivating today. Ample and creamy, with striking depth, the 2017 is an outrageously beautiful wine that will drink well with minimal cellaring and also age well for many years to come. Sweet floral and spice notes resonate on the finish. This is such a gorgeous and inviting wine." - 95 Points, Antonio Galloni, www.vinous.com

Antonio Galloni

The Wine Advocate

"This wine is almost a Barolo for all practical purposes, save for the fact is it released one year early. The Elio Altare 2017 Langhe Giàrborina draws its fruit from the Arborina vineyard in La Morra, and if you look closely, you will see that its fantasy name reflects the vineyard name. This is a beautiful wine, offered at an appropriate price point that reflects the care and precision of the final results. Dark fruit (blackberry and plum) is folded within smoke, tar and black licorice. Thanks to 18 months in new oak, you'll find that the darkness and richness of the fruit is supplemented by sweet oak tannins and texture. A mere 1,920 bottles were released." - 94+ Points, Monica Larner, www.robertparker.com

Monica Larner

Producers notes

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