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2007 Giovanni Manzone Barolo Castelletto
Single Bottles (75cl) @ £28.00
Cases (6 bottles) @ £168.00
Cases IN BOND(6 bottles) @ £135.00
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Tasting Notes:
Elegant and intense, with notes of raspberry, wild fruit and tobacco. Warm, pleasant, with plenty of tannins. Needs another three or four years to soften.
Drinking Dates:
2015 to 2025
100% Nebbiolo
Maceration with the skins for 15 days at 28-31°C. Aged in In 35 Hectolitres barrels where it matures for 24 months. Bottled 36 months after the harvest.
Critic Reviews:
"Very tightly wound for the vintage. The tannins remain surprisingly firm. An attractive core of dark cherries, plums, mint and flowers struggles to emerge from beneath the wine's considerable structure. At times though, the Castelletto is deeply expressive, especially in the insistent, focused finish. This is going to require a measure of patience but it is unquestionably an interesting bottle." 92/100 (Antonio Galloni, The Wine Advocate issue 197)
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