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Sordo 'Gabutti' Barolo 2014
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Sordo 'Gabutti' Barolo 2014

 
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The vineyard of Gabutti is in a subzone of an area defined as "premium category" because of its excellent quality. This wine is an intense, deep garnet color with ruby ​​shades. Perfectly brilliant. The bouquet is austere, noble, full, expansive, and lingering. The robust yet restrained sensations of oak are perceptible, and notes of ripe fruit, spice, peach leaves, and alpine flowers complete the nose. At first taste, the sensation of intense warmness gives way ... read more
Item ID: #32083
Size: 750mL (wine)
Closure: Cork

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The vineyard of Gabutti is in a subzone of an area defined as "premium category" because of its excellent quality. This wine is an intense, deep garnet color with ruby ​​shades. Perfectly brilliant. The bouquet is austere, noble, full, expansive, and lingering. The robust yet restrained sensations of oak are perceptible, and notes of ripe fruit, spice, peach leaves, and alpine flowers complete the nose. At first taste, the sensation of intense warmness gives way to agreeable, sweet tannins. The sapidity is typical of the terroir. Perfumes and sensations already perceived through the nose are amplified in the mouth. The fine structure, harmony, and balance combined with a lingering aroma and complexity make this an excellent wine. - Winery Notes

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The farm of John Sordo , now run by His son George, is situated at few kilometers from Alba Barolo at the foot of the hill, in the municipal district of Castiglione Falletto, Cuneo provinces. The family business Has Been engaged in wine growing for over three generations. It was founded in the early 900s by the present owner's grandfather Joseph, but the real turnaround came with His Father Giovanni who, together with His Wife Mary, testimony of the firm's past, acquired Numerous vineyards in some of the finest areas of Barolo territory: '' the Sorì ''.

The lands of These vineyards, made up of very deep and compact calcareous marl, rich in micro elements, Provides an ideal environment, with the complicity of the micro climate typical of the Langhe, for the cultivation of Nebbiolo, an extremely vigorous and demanding varietal Which Produces wines of great prestige, age-worthy and rich in fragrance.

Today, the firm extends over a total surface area of 53 hectares planted with vines, distributed in the municipal areas of Castiglione Falletto , Serralunga d'Alba , Monforte d'Alba , Barolo , Novello , La Morra , Verduno , Grinzane Cavour and Vezza d 'Alba . The firm is equipped with modern plants for wine-making, storage and bottling. An impressive aging cellar, fitted with over one hundred high capacity oak barrels, Enables the wine to mature and develop perfectly. All production processes, both in the vineyard and in the cellar, can depend on the tried-and-tested traditional methods handed down to us by our ancestors.

Sordo is now the largest vineyard land owner in Barolo.

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