2015 Cantina del Pino Barbaresco Ovello

Piemonte, Italy

Nebbiolo at its best from Barbaresco; A fist of intensity in a velvet glove.



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Categories: World of Wine
All the charm. Suave and elegant. So lovely.

Gary Walsh (The Wine Front)

About The Wine

Don't let the pale colour mislead you, this wine packs a punch.

Doing what Nebbiolo does best it wraps up a ridiculously intense core in a pale gown. You look into the glass and expect something Pinot-esque then you take a sip and... Bam.

World class Nebbiolo.

About Cantina del Pino

A long family history of growing Nebbiolo grapes coupled with a great appreciation for the soil of Barbaresco underpins the qualities of the wine made by Cantina del Pino.

The Vacca family has been living in and making wines in Barbaresco since the 1920's.

Winemaker Renato Vacca
Winemaker Renato Vacca
Barbaresco, Italy
Additional Info

From The Producer

100% Nebbiolo, Ovello is one of the most famous sites in the entire Barbaresco wine growing region. The elegance and intensity of this wine is conferred by the perfectly situated location of the vine: on the hills above the Tanaro River with S/SW exposure and a limestone and sandy soil. Equally delicious young or aged.

"Ruby red intense colour with an edge of pomegranate with a soft scent of prune, fruits of the forest with a note of mint....elegant with a good tannins, soft and silky, balanced with fresh acidity and an intriguing scent of balsamic.”

Blend : Nebbiolo (100%)
ABV : 14.5%
Closure : Cork
Drink Until : 2033
Bottle Size : 750ml

Cantina Del Pino vineyards
Cantina Del Pino vineyards
Barbaresco, Italy
Expert Reviews

Critic Reviews

The Wine Front

Fragrant, aniseed and liquorice, cocoa powder, red berries and flowers. Medium-bodied, juicy and red-fruited, dusted with cocoa and liquorice perfume, supple tannin, all fine chalk and come-hither appeal, fresh feel, a seasoning of orange peel, and a long clean finish of super length, those fine tannins running long as it goes. All the charm. Suave and elegant. So lovely. - Gary Walsh (The Wine Front)


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