An exquisite magnum of La casa in Collina, earning 93 points from JS - a Barbaresco 2016 to savor and remember
This exquisite 2016 Barbaresco Magnum La Casa in Collina by Vite Colte is a truly remarkable and unique Italian red wine. With 93 points from James Suckling, this robust full-bodied red has intense aromas of ripe cherries, spices and licorice with hints of earthy truffle. On the palate it is smooth yet powerful with velvety tannins that lead to an elegant finish. This magnificent wine pairs perfectly with hearty dishes such as risotto or grilled meats
- Premium quality grapes and winemaking techniques
100% Nebbiolo grapes, Estate Grown.
An elegant Barbaresco showcasing bright Fruit a great bargain
The 28-30oC fermentation lasts about 20 days and the malolactic fermentation then follows. In large wood barrels the wine matures for about a year.
Some further 12 months of bottle-ageing bring the wine into balance and develop the desired bouquet.
Color: ruby-red shading to garnet.
Bouquet: very intense and forward, with scents of violets, redcurrants, strawberry, and vanilla.
Palate: rich and generous in the mouth, soft, with a light vein of tannin over violets, and a lingering finish.
"Color: ruby red shading to garnet. Bouquet: very intense and really complex, with scents of ripe plum and black cherry. Exhibiting powder coffee and tobacco notes as well....
- 93 James Suckling - Jamessuckling.com