IT-SOT-40-16

Barbaresco 'Curra', Sottimano

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

Press & Reviews

Wine Advocate

Score:
96+
Date:
2021-06-17

Vinous Media

Score:
95+
Date:
2018-10-31

REVIEWS FROM PAST VINTAGES