Roncaglie is limited production area of Nebbiolo grapes - Michet, Lampia ,Rosè - of this unique Barolo.Roncaglie is near La Morra, Cuneo province. The yield is 7000 Kg/hectare. At the beginning of october, nebbiolo grapes are harvasted by hand and selected.Sole nebbiolo grapes are vinified, followed by a long maceration at controlled temperature of 24° C.It is then refined in big oak barrel and partly in barrique, for 36 months. The color is intense garnet red.The profume is elegant,complex and persistent, with note of violet and spices. The goudron enriches this intense and characteristic bouquet.The taste is dry,of great structure, harmonius, full and velvety.The distictive trait of Barolo Roncaglie makes it the ideal wine for game,roasted meat,important courses and seasoned cheese.
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An intense garnet red, lively and brilliant with a slight orange rim. Is nose appears candid, elegant and strong, evoking dog-rose, mint and tobacco that in time turn to fragrances of spices, coffee, liquorice and truffle with a leather and mineral finish. In the mouth it appears full, rounded, strong bodied and well balanced. It has a forward flavor of plum preserve and dried blackberry with a chocolate finish giving a harmonious and pleasant aromatic persistence. It is extremely affable in its first years, becoming austere with classic elegance and boldness as time goes on. It loves braised meats, game in wine and roasts and matured cheese, it goes well with sheep cheese and Parmesan cheese.
Scavino's 2004 Barolo Cannubi comes across as classic in its expression of violets, black cherries, minerals and sweet toasted oak. It offers gorgeous inner sweetness to its fruit, and is more focused and less concentrated than the other 2004 Barolos. This is a beautifully proportioned, vibrant Barolo that is sure to find many admirers.
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