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La Spinetta Barbaresco Starderi

Grape Varietal: 100% Nebbiolo
Vineyard: Starderi, Neive
Vine Age: 52-57 years
Altitude: 270 meters above sea level
Soil: Calcareous
Training System: Guyot
Harvest: Beginning to middle of October
Yield per acre: 2,200 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 soaring aromatics. Bright red stone fruit and huge beams of tannin dark cherries, plum and raspberry. Classic bright red fruit notes typical of Starderi are matched by equally characteristic, imposing tannins that need time to soften. Linear, taut and pulsing with energy.

Awards: 93 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: 2005, 2006, 2007, 2011, 2012, 2013