Luciano Sandrone Le Vigne Barolo 2018
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The warm-but-not hot vintage of 2018 gave us a Le Vigne Barolo of great delicacy and excellent structure. The nose is forceful but not explosive – it is balanced and open, expanding upwards in the glass with spicy notes framing black and red fruits.
On the palate, the wine is open and engaging, recalling vintages of similar climatic character such as 2012 and 2015. The tannins are ripe, open and silky, the mouthfeel is filling without being heavy, the acidity is fresh and the finish is long with a distinct mineral note.
What does Luciano Sandrone Le Vigne Barolo 2018 taste like?
leather, earthy, mushroom
cherry, raspberry, red fruit
oak, tobacco, vanilla
apple, peach, apricot
blackberry, plum, dark fruit
pepper, licorice, cinnamon
citrus, lemon, orange
cheese, cream, oil
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