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2017 Barolo `Margheria`, Massolino

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Barolo: Barolo is a prestigious red wine from the Piedmont region of Italy, crafted primarily from the Nebbiolo grape variety. It is known for its complex flavor profile, high acidity, and the ability to age gracefully. Barolo is often referred to as the "King of Wines." Margheria Vineyard: Margheria is one of the celebrated vineyards in Barolo known for producing high-quality Nebbiolo grapes. The specific terroir of Margheria, including soil composition and microclimate, contributes to the unique characteristics of the wines produced from this site. Massolino: Massolino is a family-owned winery located in the Serralunga d'Alba commune of Barolo. The estate has a history dating back to the late 19th century and is recognized for producing classic and age-worthy Barolo wines. Serralunga d'Alba: Serralunga d'Alba is one of the communes in the Barolo wine region, known for its wines with structure and longevity. The different communes in Barolo contribute to the diversity of styles within the region. 2017 Vintage: The 2017 vintage in Barolo and other wine regions in Italy was generally considered very good, marked by favorable weather conditions. Wines from this vintage are expected to display good ripeness, structure, and aging potential. Nebbiolo Grape: Nebbiolo is the principal grape variety used in Barolo wines, including Margheria from Massolino. Nebbiolo wines often showcase flavors of red fruit, roses, tar, and earth, with a characteristic high acidity and robust tannins. Single-Vineyard Expression: Massolino is known for its focus on single-vineyard expressions, allowing the characteristics of each vineyard to shine through in the wines. Barolo Margheria is likely to reflect the specific attributes of this particular vineyard site. Winemaking Tradition: Massolino adheres to traditional winemaking methods, including extended maceration and aging in large oak casks. The winery combines tradition with modern techniques to craft wines that balance the region's terroir and the family's winemaking heritage. Age-Worthy Wines: Barolo wines, especially those from esteemed vineyards like Margheria, are known for their longevity. They can age for several decades, evolving in complexity over time.
2017 Barolo `Margheria`, Massolino
2017 Barolo `Margheria`, Massolino
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