Sordo Nebbiolo d’Alba Piedmont, Italy 2016


Nebbiolo d’Alba often offers the best value for money, and this wine is no exception! Made from Nebbiolo grapes grown on the sunny and steep vineyards of the Roero region – north of Alba. Roero Nebbiolo tends to possess a darker fruit profile than the wines of nearby Barolo, although they are less muscularly structured – a great feat for approachability in this instance!

Pale ruby colour with brick-like hue signals some development. Powerful and expressive aromas; baked strawberry, dark cherry yoghurt, tree bark and intriguing nuances of rust and blood. Attacks with an initial grip mellows into pure and juicy flavours to build up a grippy, textural finish. It might be a serious and confronting wine at first, but it flawlessly speaks the region and the grape variety.

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