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2019 Ruché di Castagnole Monferrato, Cossetti

2019 Ruché di Castagnole Monferrato, Cossetti

Ref: COSS190
Red  |  Still  |  14.5% ABV

Clementina Cossetti is the fourth-generation winemaker in the heart of Asti, where her family has been farming for well over a century. ?It was in 1891 that Giovanni Cossetti first built a winery, and his son Clemente began achieving wider renown for their wines in the early years of the twentieth century. Within the current vineyards where vines are on average 30-years-old, the yields are kept low and historically Barbera has performed exceptionally. The Cossetti family prioritise this and also make fabulous bottlings of more obscure local Piemontese varieties like Ruchè, Grignolino and Albarossa.

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Wine Details
Wine Details
ProducerProducer: Cossetti
Old or New WorldOld/New World: Old World
CountryCountry: Italy
RegionRegion: Piedmont
ColourColour: Red
StyleStyle: Still
ABV% ABV: 14.5%
Drink DatesDrink Dates: 2020-2024
MaturityMaturity: Ready to Drink
SweetnessSweetness: 1
Grape VarietyGrape Variety: Ruché
Tasting Notes
Tasting Notes

This is just medium-deep in the glass and garnet in colour. The nose is intriguing, maturing, offering up fascinating bits and pieces of chocolate, blueberries, spice, red cherry and damp earth, all giving a crisp and really quite airy impression. Palate is medium-weight and something of a smoothie initially, the initial fruit concentration followed by piquant, upright tannins. This is long and bristly with its structure i.e. it really needs some food. Fruit on the palate is dark: cherry and plum. There's fabulously sustained, structured grip along its substantial length. Very, very long wine full of character.  Bowes Wine original note N.B. The video tasting note was recorded an hour or so after this note was penned and reveals how the wine changes with air. Incidentally, the wine was still in the peak of drinkability three days after opening

Sweetness Explained
Sweetness Explained


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Location Explained
Location Explained


AVAILABLE: Currently lying in our storage at London City Bond Dinton Woods 
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Pricing Information
Pricing Information


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