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Damilano Barolo Riserva 1999

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Wine: "Deep, ruby red with orange reflections which increase with age. On the nose it is intense with notes of rose, leather, tobacco and emerging hints of violet. Ample and complex with a soft, persistent finish."- Winery Winemaking: "Skin maceration for 10-20 days; fermentation using indigenous yeasts at a controlled temperature and malolactic fermentation in oak. Aged 36 months: 80% 10,000L oak barrels, 20% in second use 225L barrique." "The Damilano family is reviving the artisan base of their 100 year old 'cantina'. The winery is run by the fourth generation of the Damilano family which, since taking over in 1997, has attentively managed the family's land while giving the winery a younger and more modern approach with the valuable help of agronomist Giampiero Romana and enologist Beppe Caviola. With lots owned on different vineyard sites, including Cannubi and Liste, the winery is able to produce top-notch Barolo's that reflect the diverse terroir of the region." - Winery Producer: "The Damilano family business dates back to 1890 when Giuseppe Borgogno began to vinify his own estate wines. It is with great passion that Giacomo Damilano, the founder's son-in-law, developed with his children a love for the vineyards, selecting and caring for them with great care in order to improve the quality of the wines. Over time, the winery's production was transformed into a jewel that was passed down with pride in 1997 to Giacomo's grandchildren, who continue to manage the winery today." "Paolo, Mario and Guido Damilano, the fourth generation, have brought new vigor to the family business while upholding Damilano's historic production philosophy: high quality wines can only come from high quality grapes. With the assistance of agronomist Giampiero Romana and enologist Beppe Caviola, Damilano continues to hone and improve each vintage." "Ambassadors of Barolo, the Damilano line culminates in several single vineyard crus that explore the vast and nuanced expression of Nebbiolo in this region." - Winery

Region: Italy » Piedmont
Winery: Damilano
Color: Red
Varietal: Nebbiolo
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The origins of the Damilano farming company date back to over a centry ago, when Giuseppe Borgogno, the great-grandfather og the current owners, started to grow and make wine from his own grapes. This tradition was kept up by Giacomo Damilano, the founder's son-in-low, together with his children until it passed on to his four grandchildren, who very attentively manage their forefather's land to... Read more
The origins of the Damilano farming company date back to over a centry ago, when Giuseppe Borgogno, the great-grandfather og the current owners, started to grow and make wine from his own grapes. This tradition was kept up by Giacomo Damilano, the founder's son-in-low, together with his children until it passed on to his four grandchildren, who very attentively manage their forefather's land today. The wines produced are renowned for their upright style and the estate is widely appreciated thanks to the strictness and passion that accompany all of the company's activities. Read less

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Wine: "Deep, ruby red with orange reflections which increase with age. On the nose it is intense with notes of rose, leather, tobacco and emerging hints of violet. Ample and complex with a soft, persistent finish."- Winery Winemaking: "Skin maceration for 10-20 days; fermentation using indigenous yeasts at a controlled temperature and malolactic fermentation in oak. Aged 36 months: 80% 10,000L oak barrels, 20% in second use 225L barrique." "The Damilano family is reviving the artisan base of their 100 year old 'cantina'. The winery is run by the fourth generation of the Damilano family which, since taking over in 1997, has attentively managed the family's land while giving the winery a younger and more modern approach with the valuable help of agronomist Giampiero Romana and enologist Beppe Caviola. With lots owned on different vineyard sites, including Cannubi and Liste, the winery is able to produce top-notch Barolo's that reflect the diverse terroir of the region." - Winery Producer: "The Damilano family business dates back to 1890 when Giuseppe Borgogno began to vinify his own estate wines. It is with great passion that Giacomo Damilano, the founder's son-in-law, developed with his children a love for the vineyards, selecting and caring for them with great care in order to improve the quality of the wines. Over time, the winery's production was transformed into a jewel that was passed down with pride in 1997 to Giacomo's grandchildren, who continue to manage the winery today." "Paolo, Mario and Guido Damilano, the fourth generation, have brought new vigor to the family business while upholding Damilano's historic production philosophy: high quality wines can only come from high quality grapes. With the assistance of agronomist Giampiero Romana and enologist Beppe Caviola, Damilano continues to hone and improve each vintage." "Ambassadors of Barolo, the Damilano line culminates in several single vineyard crus that explore the vast and nuanced expression of Nebbiolo in this region." - Winery

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