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Barbaresco 'Narin', Carlo Giacosa

Barbaresco 'Narin', Carlo Giacosa
  • 100% Nebbiolo from estate-owned vineyards in some of the most famous crus of the village of Barbaresco
  • From 1.6 ha in Ovello, 0.35 ha in Montefico and 0.28 ha in Asili
  • Compact calcareous clay soils
  • Vineyards from 240-270 meters above sea level
  • Spontaneous fermentation on the skins for 40 days
  • Aging 36 months in large oak cask
  • 400 cases produced on average each year
  • First vintage 1993
  • “Narin” is the Piemontese dialect nickname for Donato (Donato > Donarino > Narin), the father of Carlo and founder of the estate
Producer:
Vintage:
2015
Country:
Italy
Region:
Piedmont
Appellation:
Barbaresco
Variety:
Nebbiolo
Color:
Red

Press & Reviews

James Suckling

Score:
93
Date:
2019-11-07
Review:
Dried rose petals, lilacs, citrus and orange peel. Medium to full body and a delicious, spicy core of red fruit, surrounded by grainy tannins. Chewy on the finish. Drink from 2023.

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