Vineyard: Sorano, Serralunga d'Alba Harvest Time: 15th/25th October Fermentation: A 60% with the “ submerged cap” technique (post fermentation maceration) for 40 days. Ageing: 6 months in steel 28 months in Slavonian oak, 85% old, 15% new 10 months (at least) in bottles The February issue of the prestigious English magazine Decanter awards important recognitions to the Ascheri Winery. Barolo Sorano took the lead during the 2004 Barolo Wines tasting event earning the top 5 stars awarded by wine writer Tom Maresca, and it was followed closely by Sorano Coste & Bricco which got 4 stars. In his notes concerning the tasting, Mr. Maresca writes: "The two wines stand out for their balance and they will be able to develop a great potential in the next 20-30 years".
Release Price $100
Issue: Web Only - 2020
Cherry compote, licorice, tar, and sandalwood flavors mark this compact red. The muscular tannins dominate the finish for now, with a sweet fruit component returning in the end. Best from 2022 through 2040. 500 cases made. — BS
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