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Serre dei Roveri

Serre dei Roveri
2015 Barolo DOCG

Pair this wine with:
Beef Pasta Vegetables

Category: Piedmont Barolo

Date Tasted:
Country: Italy
Alcohol: 14.5%
90 Points
Gold Medal
Highly Recommended
$90
Cellar Selection

Serre dei Roveri
2015 Barolo DOCG

Pair this wine with:
Beef Pasta Vegetables

Category: Piedmont Barolo

Date Tasted:
Country: Italy
Alcohol: 14.5%
Dark burnt sienna color. Aromas of strawberries, terra cotta, carnation, and eucalyptus with a slightly chewy, vibrant, dry light-to-medium body and a polished, medium-length tar finish with light oak flavor. A solid Barolo to elevate Italian night.

Tasting Info

Wine Glass Style: Old World
Aroma Aroma: strawberries, terra cotta, carnation, and eucalyptus
Taste Flavor: tar
Sweetness Sweetness: Dry
Enjoy Enjoy: In 3-6 years on its own and with food
Recipes Pairing: Spaghetti Bolognese, Steak & Potatoes, Beef Stew
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A solid Barolo to elevate Italian night.

The Importer

Votto Vines Importing, Inc.

The Importer
1004 Sherman Avenue
Hamden, CT 06514
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Piedmont Barolo

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Serve in a Zinfandel Wine Glass
Barolo, known as "the king of wines, the wine of kings", is one of the greatest red wines in the world. It is produced exclusively from the Nebbiolo grape from eleven communes in the province of Cuneo in Italy's Piedmont region. One of those communes is Barolo itself, for which the wine is named.

Barolo is an extremely long-lived wine due to its structure- the wine is made from the oldest and best situated vineyards - as well as the tannins from the Nebbiolo grape. Forty or fifty years is not unreasonable for a Barolo from the best producers in the finest vintages, but even a lighter Barolo drinks well for ten to twelve years.

Barolo has famously been described as having flavors of tar and roses; this is often true. There are also flavors of dried cherry or wild strawberry along with notes of cedar, orange peel and sage. Older Barolos take on a balsamic note.

Pair these wines with rich red meats, roasts and aged cheeses.

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