Wine Enthusiast 96
2019 WE TOP 100 Rank 6
Spearmint, black-skinned berry, blue flower and new leather aromas lead the way along with whiffs of menthol. Tight and taut, the elegant, structured palate delivers juicy black cherry, crushed raspberry, wild herbs and white pepper alongside assertive, close-grained tannins. Bright acidity provides balance. ~ KO
Wine Spectator 94
Aromas of rose, cherry, strawberry and white pepper draw you in, while vibrant acidity and a lacy texture carry the fruit flavors, adding tobacco and earth details. A solid base of tannins provides support. This should come together nicely. ~ BS
Winery Technical Data
REGION: Piedmont. BASARIN is one of the most famous
cultivation area of Nebbiolo grapes.
VINIFICATION: pressing, fermentation on the skins at 28 Celsius in stainless steel tanks for about 10 days. Then the wine is separated from skins and seeds and after several pouring, a clear and clean product is obtained.
AGING: after a year in stainless steel tanks, the wine is matured for a year in medium oak casks and in bottle for 6 months.
Colour: garnet red, with orange hints over the years.
Bouquet: a fresh fruit fragrance which evolves in scents of vanilla, violet and wild rose.
Taste: dry, consistent, robust.
Alcohol: 13,5 - 14 Vol.
Serving temperature: 18-20 Celsius
Food suggestion: ideal with red meats, game and seasoned cheeses.
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