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2011 Barbaresco Pajé Vecchie Viti, Roagna

2011 Barbaresco Pajé Vecchie Viti, Roagna

Ref: ROAG110
Red  |  Still  |  14% ABV

There were Roagnas making wine in this commune before 1880, when the Barbaresco classification was born. They have since been steadily adding vineyard holdings in both Barbaresco and Barolo (this latter commune starting in 1989). Luca Roagna's first harvest was 2001. 

Case of 6 Bottles
price shown is under bond
£792.00
duty paid price: £966.47
Out of stock
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Wine Details
Wine Details
ProducerProducer: Roagna
AppellationAppellation: Barbaresco
Old or New WorldOld/New World: Old World
CountryCountry: Italy
RegionRegion: Piedmont
ColourColour: Red
StyleStyle: Still
ABV% ABV: 14%
Drink DatesDrink Dates: 2020-2032
MaturityMaturity: Young and Lithe
SweetnessSweetness: 1
Grape VarietyGrape Variety: Nebbiolo
Tasting Notes
Tasting Notes

This older wine is much redder in colour than the younger wines I tasted. But it is still very pale in the glass: beautiful. Fruit aromas are very pure, very pretty, of red apples and currants and flowers. There's excellent fresh tang about a nose that is nuanced by a nut-like scent. This goes in the mouth ripe and plush, but quickly picks up dense, grippy-fine mineral tannins. And it becomes increasingly grippy throughout, increasingly mineral. Extraordinary length and a touch floral all the while. Dark plum fruit abounds. Superb sustain here. Comes across as a much younger wine, but is open and wonderfully bright. Bowes Wine original note

Sweetness Explained
Sweetness Explained

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Location Explained
Location Explained

Location

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

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