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Barolo, 2015 Red Wine

Cantine Ascheri, Piedmont
Giacomo - Sorano ***92 Points-***

Bottle size: 75cl

ABV: 14%


$105.72 USD

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This 2015 Cantine Ascheri Giacomo red wine is a classic Barolo.

Origin: Sorano in Serralunga d’Alba
Grape Variety: 100% Nebbiolo
Harvest time: 2015 – 23th/25th September
Fermentation: about 15 days at 30°C and then 60% with the “submerged cap” technique (post fermentation maceration) for 25 more days.
Characteristics: Garnet red colour. Ethereal bouquet; intense tar with a scent of dry flowers, underwood, leather, truffles and sweet spices. A rich palate; balance and mature tannins contribute to its harmony, distinction and intensity. A remarkably classy, austere wine, with exceptional richness and typicity.
Serve at: 14°/16°C
Try it with: grilled red meats, meat on the spit, game. “Haute Cuisine” white and red meats with white and dark sauces
Evolution: 20/25 years if kept in a cool and dark place


Good condition


Serralunga d’Alba. Tasted blind. Concentrated, mid ruby. Sweet and concentrated. Cherry compote on the nose and with a hint of leather. Generous and with a minerally edge. Supple cherry fruit with, again, a touch of leather. Good balance and with abundant fruit with good acidity and a layer of crunchy tannins, but does not possess the normal Serralunga tautness. (WS)

***92 Points-***
This wine sees fruit from the Serralunga d'Alba township. The 2015 Barolo Sorano shows the heft and the power that we associate with this unique Barolo subzone. There's no missing that extra intensity and textural richness here. The wine's power takes center stage, and the freshness of the fruit slightly fades to the background. You get aromas of dried blackberry with tilled earth, tobacco and crushed stone. I am assigning a shorter drinking window to this wine as a result of the slightly dry tannins you get on the close.(ML)

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