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Barolo Riserva DOCG 2000

This Barolo is crafted from Nebbiolo grapes cultivated in five distinct townships, which are: Castellero, located northeast of the village of Barolo, Bussia, located in Monforte d’Alba, Parussi, located in Castglione Falletto, Fossati, located in La Morra with and Monvigliero, located in Verduno. The Barolo of this exceptional vintage has high alcoholic strength, intense colour, wide and complex bouquets, excellent structure and remarkable phenolic richness. All these characteristics are enclosed in this five star vintage, ready to take its place on the world stage with great satisfaction for all wine lovers.

Owner: Damilano Family
Website: www.cantinedamilano.it
Winemaker: Guido Damilano, Giuseppe Caviola consultant
Type: Red wine
Varietals: 100% Nebbiolo

Vineyard Location: Castellero, Bussia, Parussi, Fossati, Monvigliero
Vines Planted: 1961-1981
Trellising: Guyot
Vines/Acre: 1,618
Yield/Acre: 24-28 ql
Soil: Calcareous clay

Skin maceration for 10-20 days; fermentation using indigenous yeasts at a controlled temperature and malolactic fermentation in oak

Aging Process
Aged 36 months: 80% 10,000L oak barrels, 20% in second use 225L barrique

Tasting Notes
Color: Deep, ruby red with orange reflections which increase with age
Bouquet: Intense with notes of rose, leather, tobacco and emerging hints of violet
Flavor: Ample and complex with a soft, persistent finish
Pairings: Perfect accompaniment to rich dishes such as roasted beef, braised meat, game, tartufo-based dishes and aged cheeses

Alcohol Content: 14%
Serving Temperature: 62°F
Production: 12,000 bottles