Carlo Giacosa Barbaresco ‘Narin’ | 2016
Importer Notes: A blend of 2 Cru’s (Ovello & Asili). With minimal acreage in each vineyard, about 1/2 hectare, the Giacosa’s have historically opted to blend in order to produce enough.
Grapes: 100% Nebbiolo
Vineyard: Ovello & Asili Cru’s
Vine Age: 25-35 years
Altitude: 240-270 MASL
Soil: Clay & limestone
Winemaking: Native yeast fermentation, 45 day maceration. 3 years in French oak (20hl & 30hl) and an additional 6 months in the bottle. Filtering is obtained by transferring to stainless steel for one month before bottling and allowing particles to settle gently. Produced with minimal SO2 additions.
Production: 500 cases (9l)
Tasting Notes: Bright red fruits with licorice and cinnamon. Supple tannins and lively acidity.
Critical Acclaim: WS | 92, JS | 92