2009 Villadoria Bricco Magno Piedmont, Italy

Bricco MagnoTasting:           Date: October 2, 2013

Varietal:          Nebbiolo

Country:          Italy

Tasting Date Price:  $14.99

Alcohol Content:  13.5%

Vineyard Website:      http://www.villadoria.it/it/

WS  NV  85  Very ripe, almost raisiny red, w/ berry, leather & red meat character. Med-bodied, w/ soft, silky tannins.

Winemaker Notes  100% Nebbiolo.  Malolactic fermentation, then French oak barrels for 1 yr., then barrel aging for another two years.  Ruby red w/ garnet reflections.  Nose has hints of violet, rose, vanilla & cocoa.  Palate is warm, full, velvety, soft & persistent, & final is enveloping & harmonious.  Pairs w/ meats & matured cheeses.

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