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2016 Maretti Langhe Rosso

Piedmonte, Italy

The perfect entry into the fabulous wines of Piedmonte. Outrageous value on offer here from the man behind Mirafiore.

$20.00

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A trip to Piedmont on a tight budget is made possible.

Gary Walsh (The Wine Front)

About The Wine

Produced by the winemaker behind the famed wines of Mirafiore and Fontanafredda, this is a delicious little Langhe blend that gives you the personality of Piedmonte at just a snip of a price.

This is a blend of Nebbiolo and Barbaera - the region's two hero red varieties - with a mix of traditional and modern winemaking techniques used during production.

It's an unpretentious and totally smashable entry point into the wines of the region, both earthy and brightly fruited. 

If you need some quaffing table reds and you love the Piedmontese vibe, buying just doesn't get much better than this.

Winemaker Danilo Drocco
Winemaker Danilo Drocco
Piedmonte, Italy
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From The Producer

Winemaking: Vinified separately with each parcel naturally fermented in stainless steel. The Nebbiolo is immediately separated from skins whilst the Barbera receives a further week maceration. The fruit is matured independently in a mix of small French oak casks and large Slavonion oak for eight months before blending and a further four months ageing in large oak casks.

2016 Vintage: 2016 was a very fine follow-on from the exceptional 2015 vintage. The conditions for nearly all red varieties were very good enabling a generally larger harvest for the majority of growers. Plentiful rain in early spring suddenly became a very warm, dry growing season. Almost perfect weather. The resultant fruit displayed a fleshy ripeness but with possibly a fresher, more bracing natural acidity than the prior year. A firmer, grippy tannin profile is also a 2016 vintage hallmark.

Blend : Nebbiolo, Barbera
ABV : 13.50%
Closure : Screw cap
Drink Until : 2021
Bottle Size : 750ml

Winemaker Danilo Drocco
Winemaker Danilo Drocco
Piedmonte, Italy
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91Points
The Wine Front

"Distinct earthy, almost peat character, along with spice, and cherries. It’s medium bodied, earthy yet bright, with powdery tannin and a little tang to the acidity. There’s, perhaps, a little liquorice in the mix too. Savoury complexity. It has a bit of charisma and flair, no doubt. A trip to Piedmont on a tight budget is made possible." - Gary Walsh (The Wine Front)

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