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Sottimano 'Basarin Langhe' Nebbiolo 2016

Member Review by Jerel1957:

Hold 2015-2020 -“Sweet red berries, crushed flowers and rose petalsare some of the notes that emerge from the 2010 Langhe Nebbiolo. This racy, perfumed Nebbiolo impresses for its finessed personality and fabulous overall balance. The pedigree and potential of this great Piedmont vintage come through in spades. Sottimano fans know the estate’s Nebbiolo is made from a plot in Basarin and could be technically sold as Barbaresco.” Wine Advocate, 91 Points @thewinebuyer-- Too young, not much fruit on the palate, tart grippy tannins that smooth out after some time in the glass. Will cellar for a couple years, try again in 2015.

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The Sottimano winery was founded in 1974 by Maggiore Sottimano; the first step was purchasing the cellar and the vineyard in the Cottá area, a very highly reputed area for Nebbiolo grapes. Since then, Mr. Rino Sottimano the owner has developed the estate by buying other prestigious vineyards: Currá, Fausoni, Pajoré and, more recently, Basarin. Currently, our family cultivate an average of 13 he... Read more
The Sottimano winery was founded in 1974 by Maggiore Sottimano; the first step was purchasing the cellar and the vineyard in the Cottá area, a very highly reputed area for Nebbiolo grapes. Since then, Mr. Rino Sottimano the owner has developed the estate by buying other prestigious vineyards: Currá, Fausoni, Pajoré and, more recently, Basarin. Currently, our family cultivate an average of 13 hectares and the production is divided into five “crus” of Barbaresco: Currá, Cotta, Fausoni, Basarin and Pajoré,one Dolcetto “Bric del Salto”, one Barbera “Pairolero” and one dry Brachetto , called “Maté”. The company produces an average of 60,000 bottles. Read less

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Snooth User: Jerel1957
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0.00 5
Vintage: 2011 08/02/2013

Hold 2015-2020 -“Sweet red berries, crushed flowers and rose petalsare some of the notes that emerge from the 2010 Langhe Nebbiolo. This racy, perfumed Nebbiolo impresses for its finessed personality and fabulous overall balance. The pedigree and potential of this great Piedmont vintage come through in spades. Sottimano fans know the estate’s Nebbiolo is made from a plot in Basarin and could be technically sold as Barbaresco.” Wine Advocate, 91 Points @thewinebuyer-- Too young, not much fruit on the palate, tart grippy tannins that smooth out after some time in the glass. Will cellar for a couple years, try again in 2015.


Snooth User: Jerel1957
1277811384
2.50 5
Vintage: 2010 05/11/2013

Hold 2015-2020 -“Sweet red berries, crushed flowers and rose petalsare some of the notes that emerge from the 2010 Langhe Nebbiolo. This racy, perfumed Nebbiolo impresses for its finessed personality and fabulous overall balance. The pedigree and potential of this great Piedmont vintage come through in spades. Sottimano fans know the estate’s Nebbiolo is made from a plot in Basarin and could be technically sold as Barbaresco.” Wine Advocate, 91 Points @thewinebuyer-- Too young, not much fruit on the palate, tart grippy tannins that smooth out after some time in the glass. Will cellar for a couple years, try again in 2015.




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