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La Spinetta Barbaresco Gallina

Grape Varietal: 100% Nebbiolo
Vineyard: Gallina, Neive
Vine Age: 52-58 years
Altitude: 270 meters above sea level
Soil: Calcareous
Training System: Guyot
Harvest: Beginning to middle of October
Yield per acre: 2,300 bottles
Fermentation: Alcoholic fermentation for 7-8 days in temperature-controlled rotofermenters; malolactic fermentation in oak
Aging: 20-22 months in new medium toast French oak barrels
Alcohol content: 14.5% alcohol by volume
Production: 11,500 bottles per year
Tasting Notes: Dense red in color, with a bouquet of dark cherry, mint, wild flowers and spices. Rose petal, bright red stone fruit, French oak and mint overtones develop nicely in the glass. It finishes with terrific energy and a sense of classic Nebbiolo.

Awards: 94 points Vinous Media, 93 points Wine Spectator

Formats Available: 750 ml and 1.5 L 

Current Vintage: 2014

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Other Vintages available: 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2012, 2013