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Taliano, Barbaresco, Ad Altiora, Montersino 2016

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Taliano, Barbaresco, Ad Altiora, Montersino 2016

Ad Altiora implies aiming higher...This is from 100% Nebbiolo grown in the calcareous Bris Montersino vineyard. Lively black fruit with a tarry hint on the nose. Opens up to display abundant strawberry flavours: this is a big, warming wine with... Read More

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Taliano, Barbaresco, Ad Altiora, Montersino 2016

ColourRed

RegionPiedmont

Sub RegionBarbaresco

GrowerTaliano

Grape VarietyNebbiolo

Vintage2016

ABV14.5%

Bottle75cl

ClosureCork

CodeTAN516

Style

Medium Bodied

Light > Full

Michele Taliano

Montà d'Alba, Italy

The brothers Alberto and Ezio Taliano, third-generation growers, lack land in the grandest Piedmont sites, with 13 hectares assembled over quite a wide area, largely in Roero, which is just to the north of the river Tanaro, but also across the river in Langhe, source of their Nebbiolo d’Alba and Barbaresco.

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Taliano, Barbaresco, Ad Altiora, Montersino 2016

Ad Altiora implies aiming higher...This is from 100% Nebbiolo grown in the calcareous Bris Montersino vineyard. Lively black fruit with a tarry hint on the nose. Opens up to display abundant strawberry flavours: this is a big, warming wine with plenty of grip for keeping. "Mid ruby with orange tinges. Pretty nose of cherry with hints of orange skin and iron. Succulent fruit with a firm tannic core that needs more time. Quite powerfully structured but matched by plenty of fruit. 17/20", Walter Speller, jancisrobinson.com, 29th May 2019. Now-2027

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