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Pajore Barbaresco Nebbiolo

9.35 ratings
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Barbaresco, Cuneo, Piedmont, Italy
Nebbiolo
Lamb, Goose, Potato, Baking Spices, Beans & Peas, Hard Cheese, Turkey, Beef, Pasta, Salami & Prosciutto, Tomato-Based, Soft Cheese, Chicken, Veal, White Rice, Herbs, Mushrooms, Pungent Cheese, Pork, Game, Exotic Spices, Chili & Hot Spicy, Duck, Onion, Shallot, Garlic
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Devin Bray

The approach here is one of minimal intervention: indigenous yeasts, no fining or filtering. No insecticides are used and only organic fertilizers are used, and only minimally. Natural cover crops (grass cover) are left in the rows between the vines and are mowed 2 or 3 times a year. In autumn the soil of every other row between the vines is tilled. Each of their four cru Barbarescos are given the same treatment to allow the uniqueness of each cru to express itself. Fermentation is done in oak, of which about 30% is new, followed by 18-20 months in neutral barriques. Peppery and herbal with an excellent blend of cranberry and dark fruit. Rather inviting for a young Nebbiolo, with a tannic kick but not so much it rips your face off. Well worth the money.

The approach here is one of minimal intervention: indigenous yeasts, no fining or filtering. No insecticides are used and only organic fertilizers are used, and only minimally. Natural cover crops (grass cover) are left in the rows between the vines and are mowed 2 or 3 times a year. In autumn the soil of every other row between the vines is tilled. Each of their four cru Barbarescos are given the same treatment to allow the uniqueness of each cru to express itself. Fermentation is done in oak, of which about 30% is new, followed by 18-20 months in neutral barriques. Peppery and herbal with an excellent blend of cranberry and dark fruit. Rather inviting for a young Nebbiolo, with a tannic kick but not so much it rips your face off. Well worth the money.

Nov 26th, 2020
Brendan Flaherty

Lovely. Needs some time but elegant balanced delish.

Lovely. Needs some time but elegant balanced delish.

Sep 28th, 2020
Fredybeans

Robe noire
Nez réglisse frais et dense mais accessible
Bouche élégante fraîche sur les fruit noirs et la réglisse tout est la c est typique et type

Robe noire
Nez réglisse frais et dense mais accessible
Bouche élégante fraîche sur les fruit noirs et la réglisse tout est la c est typique et type

May 18th, 2020
Philip Dobrin

Philip had this 4 months ago

Philip had this 4 months ago

Oct 4th, 2020
Jimmy E

Jimmy had this a year ago

Jimmy had this a year ago

Jan 13th, 2020