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Elio Grasso Barolo Gavarini Vigna Chiniera 2012

Elio Grasso Barolo Gavarini Vigna Chiniera 2012
$82.99

SKU 7312

750ml

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The vinification procedure for Barolo Gavarini Chiniera involves alcoholic fermentation in temperature-controlled stainless steel tanks, with daily pumping over. After completing malolactic fermentation, the wine matures in 25-hectolitre barrels of Slavonian oak. Bottling normally takes place in August. The Barolo Gavarini Chiniera then stays in the binning cellar for 8-10 months before release.
Category Red Wine
Varietal
Country Italy
Region Piedmont
Appellation Barolo
Brand Elio Grasso
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Wine SpectatorThis is spicy, with a layer of sweet oak adding vanilla and coconut to the cherry, strawberry, tobacco and tar flavors. Will need time for the oak to integrate, but the balance and tannins indicate a long life ahead. Best from 2020 through 2035. 1,000 cases made.

Bruce Sanderson, 2017