Vanotu Barbaresco DOCG 2006
Treiso (Piemonte), Italy
Vanotu is the diminutive in Piedmontese dialect of Giovanni, Giorgio's grandfather and previous owner of this vineyard. Therefore it is a part of our winery to which we are very fond of. Thanks to the particular climate and exposure of this vineyard we can obtain even in poor vintages great character and personality wines.
Aroma: It expresses fruity notes of raspberry and cherry matched and well harmonized with persuasive woody notes of vanilla. The aromatic frame besides the typical notes of rose completes with notes of sage, mint, thyme, chamomile constant over the years: a real trademark for this soil.
Palate: In the mouth, it is velvety ample and fills up with sweet and lasting tannins.
Bottle Closure: Cork
Suggested Cellaring: 12 Years
Vinification: Aged for 20/22 months in barriques (80% of them are new) and then 9 months in bottles. We aim at creating concentration, fruit, soft tannic complexity.
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