Tenuta Cucco - Italy - Piedmont

Barolo Serralunga d’Alba - 2013

Price : 48.25$
Grape Variety : Nebbiolo  
Caract. : Dry red wine  
SAQ Code : 13475849  
Inventaire : Batch Specialty  
Format : 750 mL 
Degree of Alcohol : 14% 
Bottles/Crate : 12 

Tasting :

’An iron fist in a velvet glove, this red has a coiled, steely interior grounding the cherry, menthol, tobacco and mineral flavors. Vibrant and energetic, with a long, resonant finish. " -BS Wine Spectator

Wine Pairing :

Roasted red meat or game dishes, cheese.

Winemaking :

  • Variety : Nebbiolo 100%
  • Age of vines : 25-50 years
  • Yield of vines : 50 hl/ha
  • Irrigation : None
  • Harvest : Manual
  • Fermentation : Stainless steel during 30 days
  • Maturation : 24 months in old french and Slovanian Barrel. 14 months in bottle. Malolactic fermentation. Without the lees.
  • Yeast : Selected
  • Cellar : 15 years
  • Decanting : 1 hour

See the Press Review


Vintage 2013

  • Wine Spectator : 95 pts.

Vintage 2012

  • Wine Spectator : 92 pts.

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