Albino Rocca - Italy - Piemonte

Barbaresco Ovello - 2017

Grape Variety : Nebbiolo  
Caract. : Dry red wine  
Price : 80.75$
SAQ Code :  
Inventaire : Signature  
Format : 750 mL 
Degree of Alcohol : 14% 
Bottles/Crate : 6 

Tasting :

"Pure and elegant, with cherry, strawberry, licorice and menthol flavors focused by juicy acidity. Refined tannins underline everything as this cruises to a long, mouthwatering aftertaste." -BS Wine Spectator

Wine Pairing :

Pasta dishes with meat sauces, red meat based, braised dishes and game, cheeses including matured cheeses.

Winemaking :

  • Variety : Nebbiolo 100%
  • Age of vines : 45 years
  • Yield of vines : 48 hl/ha
  • Irrigation : None
  • Harvest : Manual
  • Fermentation : Stainless steel during 20 days. 20 days on the skins
  • Maturation : 24 months in old slovanian oak barrels. 4 months in bottle. Malolactic fermentation. With the lees.
  • Cellar : 12 years
  • Decanting : 1+ hour

See the Press Review


Vintage 2018

  • Jancis Robinson : 17+/20 pts.
  • Wine Enthusiast 2021 : 94 pts.

VINTAGE 2017

  • JAMES SUCKLING 2020: 95 PTS.
  • WINE ENTHUSIAST: 96 PTS.
  • WINE SPECTATOR 2020 : 94 PTS.
  • VINOUS: 94 PTS.

Vintage 2016

  • Wine Enthusiast: 95 pts.
  • Wine Spectator: 95 pts.

Vintage 2015

  • Wine Spectator: 96 pts.
  • Wine Advocate- Robert Parker: 92+ pts.
  • James Suckling: 94 pts.
  • Slow Wine 2019 : « Grande vino »

Vintage 2014

  • Wine Spectator: 95 pts.

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