Sottimano

Barbaresco 'Curra'

Barbaresco 'Curra',  Sottimano
  • 100% Nebbiolo
  • From 55-75 year old vines planted to an amphitheater-shaped vineyard rich in limestone
  • Fermentation and maceration on the skins about 40 days
  • No selected yeasts used
  • Natural malolactic fermentation in French barrels coopered expressively for use by Francois Frères in Burgundy
  • Wine remains in these barrels for approximately 24 months, half of this time on its lees
  • 10-15% new barrels used for aging, the remaining barrels have previously been used up to 4 times
  • No filtering and no fining prior to bottling

Info

Producer:
Vintage:
2016
Country:
Italy
Region:
Piedmont
Appellation:
Barbaresco
Variety:
Nebbiolo
Color:
Red
Farming Practice:
Practicing Organic

Sizes Available

Full Bottle IT-SOT-40-16 12/750ml

Press & Reviews

Wine Advocate
Score
96+
Date
2021-06-17
Spectator
Score
94
Date
2021-08-25
Wine Enthusiast
Score
94
Date
2021-10-05
Vinous Media
Score
93
Date
2022-02-15
Jeb Dunnuck
Score
95
Date
2021-05-30

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