2018 Platinetti Guido Colline Novaresi Nebbiolo

Delicate and intense Nebbiolo from the northern part of Piemonte

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Balanced and elegant, this is super fresh alpine Nebbiolo from the Ghemme region in the Alto Piemonte.

Fine-boned and medium-weight, bursting with sour and fresh cherries, alpine herbs and a dusting of chalky tannins.

From a single vineyard of 45 years age, this could be labelled as Ghemme but it is aimed for fresh, approachable drinkability. Must look up the Italian for 'nailed it'.

Produced using a selection of Nebbiolo grapes from the Ronco Maso vineyard which are never harvested before the second half of September. After crushing, the grapes are left to macerate for up to 8 days to maximize the extraction of colouring substances and tannins from the skins. Vinification continues in large Slavonian oak barrels for almost a year before being completed with bottle aging for at least 6 months.

With aromas of wild strawberry, raspberry, jams and a slight hint of appassimento, the palate is essential, well-rounded and harmonious, thanks to its firm but mature and captivating tannins. This is a delicate wine, which is much influenced by the weather, and this lends each vintage its own distinctive character.

93 Points - “Cherry, new leather and spice, some alpine herb perfume. Medium-bodied, raspberry and cherry, fine chalky dusty tannin, and a juicy perfumed finish of good length and cranberry crunch. Lots of energy and altitude here. Burgundy drinkers who wish to improve themselves should step forward to try.” - Gary Walsh (The Wine Front)

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