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Azienda Agricola Boasso, Barolo, Serralunga d'Alba 2016

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Azienda Agricola Boasso, Barolo, Serralunga d'Alba 2016

"Pale garnet and a rather dusty nose with very fine tannins. Lots of bite, tang and life. Long and subtle. Still got a lot of maturing to do, but you could certainly enjoy it already with food. You could also enjoy it over several... Read More

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Azienda Agricola Boasso, Barolo, Serralunga d'Alba 2016
Azienda Agricola Boasso, Barolo, Serralunga d'Alba 2016

ColourRed

StyleFortified

RegionPiedmont

Sub RegionBarolo

GrowerBoasso

Grape VarietyNebbiolo

Vintage2016

ABV14.5%

Bottle75cl

ClosureCork

CodeBOA316

Style

Medium Bodied

Light > Full

Azienda Agricola Boasso

Serralunga, Italy

The Boasso family’s cellar, in the tiny hamlet of Gabutti, lies just above the steep slope of their top vineyard, facing the little hilltop village of Serralunga across a deep valley.

The cellar is tiny but spotless and perfectly equipped. Nebbiolos from Serralunga have a famed reputation for quality, but also for firm tannins: these Barolos can be...

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Azienda Agricola Boasso, Barolo, Serralunga d'Alba 2016

"Pale garnet and a rather dusty nose with very fine tannins. Lots of bite, tang and life. Long and subtle. Still got a lot of maturing to do, but you could certainly enjoy it already with food. You could also enjoy it over several nights." 16.5+/20 Jancis Robinson, May 2021

From several of the Boasso family sites in the commune of Serralunga. This is currently absurdly young, but what promise! There's a little overt chocolatey oak apparent upfront, but on the palate this is so exciting, energetic and powerful; fat, savoury and tannic, with a liquorice twist. A total bargain given its potential - we have shipped a lot of this exciting Nebbiolo. Now -2027

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