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roagna barolo chinato nv
750ML

$79.99

SKU: 16383
Alcohol Content : 14.1%
Producer Alfredo & Giovanni Roagna
Country Italy
Region Piedmont
Subregion Barolo
Varietal Nebbiolo
Sku 16383
Size 750ml

Alfredo & Giovanni Roagna Description

In Barolo Chinato Roagna we use 33 different kinds of herbs which are macerated in grappa di Barolo, a little 'sugar and Pira Barolo Riserva from the vineyards of Castiglione Falletto. Aged for a long time in large oak barrels, this elixir with 16 ° alcohol has an amber-colour with reflexes of ruby red. The intense and persistent, bitter taste from the China Calissaya bark and the complexity of the Barolo wine, makes it delicious and inviting. A rare specialty for connoisseurs which was for a long time regarded as a medicament.

 

Wine Advocate: 91 Points

The estate? NV Barolo Chinato is a winner. Roagna told me he spent several years researching the right combination of aromatic herbs, and that work has paid off handsomely as this is a gorgeous, serious Chinato. The base wine is a 10-year old Barolo Riserva, which gives the Chinato an unsually soft-textured, generous personality. All of the typical notes of sweet herbs, cinnamon, cardamom, flowers, anise and baking spices are layered into a sweet, expansive expression of fruit. This is a Chinato that is much more wine-like than digestif-like. It is a great effort. Anticipated maturity: - (if kept unopened).