Tenute Neirano Barolo 2018 750mL

Tenute Neirano Barolo 2018 750mL

Category: Barolo, Sangiovese
Region: Italy
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Tenute Neirano Barolo Red 2018 750mL       JS90Points-James Suckling

Tenute Neirano is a small DOCG estate, and part of the company founded in 1911 by Antonio Sperone beginning with fortified wines and vermouth in a small cellar just outside of Turin. Sperone wanted to focus on high end wines in Piemonte in the 1980's so the family purchased a 25 hectare property in the heart of Monforte d'Alba, a region famous for its compressed sandstone soils, crafting intense, structured wines with great power and longevity. It is there, in an ancient 17th century villa, that this fine Barolo is produced. It spent 3 years in large Slovenian oak barrels and 1 year in bottle before leaving the winery for export. The 4th generation of the family is now making the wine.

Tenute Neirano Barolo is red, with yellowish orange hints due to the aging process. Dry, velvety and austere, with a bouquet of faded rose and of violet.

JS90Points-James Suckling
A decent Barolo here, with nutty blackberry character and some velvety, violet-stained tannin on the medium-bodied palate. A little firm still, but fruity and approachable. 

UPC/SKU: 15643618635