2018 Maretti Langhe Nebbiolo

Unbeatable value Langhe Nebbiolo. A superb release in 2018 from the Italian masters of bang-for-your-buck, Maretti.

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For lovers of affordable Italian table wines, the Maretti wines, crafted by the winemaker Danilo Drocco, have been some of the best buying on Australian shores for years now.

The Langhe Nebbiolo adds another delicious string to their bow. The fruit is macerated for only a short time before being pressed off to barrel. The intent here is to deliver a Piemontese Nebbiolo that is ready to drink now. Drocco has been very successful.

The tannins are super fine and moreish, the fruit is bright, energetic and has the signature rusty colour that you might associate with very traditional examples of Nebbiolo from this region.

This is one of the best value Italian Nebbiolos you will find this year.

Winemaking: Vinified in open fermenters with daily pumpovers. The Nebbiolo is immediately separated from skins for pressing. The fruit is matured independently in a mix of small French oak casks and large Slavenion oak for eight months before blending and a further four months ageing in large oak casks.

90 Points - "Dark cherry, slight wet earthiness, some dried rose and liquorice, and also shows spicy biscuit and toasty oak. It's fairly ripe and juicy, slightly sappy tang to acidity, powdery/dusty feel to tannin, and some additional sweetness laid on via spicy oak. Finish is modest, but good enough. Modern and polished style, but has character of region and grape, no doubt." - Gary Walsh (The Wine Front)

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