Luciano Sandrone Aleste Barolo 2018
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Aleste 2018 shows a more concentrated iteration of the vintage, reflecting the warm, sheltered, low altitude vines on the side of the famed Cannubi hill.
On the nose, the aromas leap from the glass, showing red and dark cherries and raspberries, with the spice notes so typical of Cannubi Boschis.
On the palate, the deeper concentration is also more closed than in its brother the Le Vigne, showing grippy, mature tannins that will require a few years to soften up and integrate fully.
The finish exhibits good freshness and long silky tannins.
What does Luciano Sandrone Aleste Barolo 2018 taste like?
leather, earthy, mushroom
cherry, raspberry, red fruit
oak, tobacco, vanilla
blackberry, plum, dark fruit
pepper, licorice, cinnamon
tomato, grass, hay
raisin, fig, prune
violet, lavender, potpourri
Nestled in the heart of Piedmont, northwest Italy, lies the historic wine region of Barolo, renowned for producing some of the world's most revered wines. This region has a rich history, distinct terroir, and a grape variety that takes center stage - Nebbiolo.
Barolo's history dates back generations, and its fame has only grown over time. Often referred to as the "King of Wines" and the "Wine of Kings," Barolo earned its esteemed reputation through centuries of winemaking tradition and excellence. In July 1980, it was among the first three wines to be awarded DOCG status, solidifying its place among Italy's... Read More