Brezza 2017 'Castellero' Barolo, Piemonte, Italy - DECANTsf

Brezza 2017 'Castellero' Barolo, Piemonte, Italy

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Winemaker: Enzo Brezza and his cousin Giacomo
Farming: Organic
Variety: Nebbiolo, planted in 1968
Terroir: The Castellero vineyard is located in the village of Barolo at the top of the Castellero hill, 250 meters above sea level.  This site has higher percentage of sandstone than either of Brezza’s two other crus, which imparts lighter structure and elevated aromatics for pleasant early drinking.
Vinification: 30 days maceration, controlled low temperature fermentation in stainless steel
Aging: 24 months in 15-30hl barrel (5,000 bottles produced)
Tasting Note: ripe cherry, cedarwood, licorice, and leather notes, with graceful tannins and a polished finish. Pair with rich pastas, risottos, or hearty meat dishes.
Scores: 95pts Wine Enthusiast,

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