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Barolo 'Bricco Rocca', Cascina Ballarin, Piedmont, Italy

Piemonte, Italy

2016 SWA Gold IWSC 2016 Silver

Tasting Notes

This superb Barolo from Ballarin is deep ruby red with a rich and heady bouquet. On the palate the wine is elegant with overtones of sour cherries, violets, and liquorice with a robust body and a long structured finish.

Food Matches

Grilled Steak & Risotto & Game

Wine Profile

Wine Type Red Wine

Vintage 2012

Style Full & Rich Reds

Country Italy

Region Piemonte

Grower Name Cascina Ballarin

Grape Variety Nebbiolo

ABV 14.00%

Closure Natural Cork

Allergens Sulphites

SKU 16144383


Cascina Ballarin

Cascina Ballarin

Cascina Ballarin is a family run estate which has been in the hands of the same family since 1928, working the land and the cellars with dedication, passion and in the pursuit of expressing the Piemonte terroir to the fullest. Each site is handled meticulously year round - from winter pruning, through careful management and monitoring of the grapes during the summer ripening… Read More

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Piemonte is one of the best-known and finest wine regions in Italy. The regional capital is Turin, and it is found to the north-west of the country at the sourhern end of the Alps - indeed the name 'Piemonte' can be loosely translated as 'at the foot of the mountains'. Nebbiolo produced here goes into the world famous wines Barolo and Barbaresco, while… Read More

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Nebbiolo (Italian), or Nebieul (Piedmontese) is a red Italian wine grape variety predominantly associated with the Piedmont region where it makes the Denominazione di Origine Controllata e Garantita (DOCG) wines of Barolo, Barbaresco, Gattinara and Ghemme. Nebbiolo is thought to derive its name from the Italian word nebbia which means "fog", this is because during… Read More

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2016 SWA Gold IWSC 2016 Silver
Wine Challenge SRA Accreditation 2019 Carbon Trust 2018 London Living Wage ISOQAR ISOQAR BRC Accreditation 2019

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