2018 Josetta Saffirio Barolo DOCG

Elegant and expressive, perfumed and plush - all things that equal a fantastic Barolo.

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With Barolo fast becoming an expensive collectors’ wine, you’d think that there’s no longer high value treasures to be found.

Which is why Josetta Saffirio’s base model Barolo needs your attention. Energetic and expressive young winemaker, Sara Vezza, has captured this vintage beautifully.

Organically farmed, infused rather than extracted, she draws out the perfumed nature of Nebbiolo with great fragrance and finesse. Throw in the cute gnomes on the label painted by Sara’s mother Josetta, and you know you've hit some serious buried treasure!

Garnet red with ruby hues. Intense and clean scents of roses, vanilla, roasted hazelnuts, liquorice, tobacco and cinnamon. Fruity scents of strawberries and mulberries. Full and elegant flavour with a good body. The perfectly blended hints of fruits and wood are extremely appealing.

oft pressing of the hand-harvested grapes with destalking, followed by fermentation in temperature controlled tanks. The skins are macerated for 10 days and the wine is racked when fermentation has been completed. The wine was then put into oak barrels, partly new and partly already used for earlier harvests. Decanted once a year, after 24 months has been assembled in concrete tanks where, after a break of six months or so for a further natural stabilisation before being bottled. Ages in the bottle a further six months before release.

Region: Piemonte, Italy
Blend: Nebbiolo (100%)
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Closure: 750ml
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