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Mantoetto Barolo Fracassi 2014

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One Line Description Delicious traditional Barolo from the old Marquis of Fracassi, long maceration and old fashioned Piemontese wine making make for classic Barolo aromas of leather, tar and flowers with a delicious fresh elegance.
Production Method Conventional
Country Italy Italian
Region Piemonte, Italy
Producer Umberto Fracassi
Vintage 2014
Wine Type Red Wine
Wine Style Full bodied
Grape Blend 100% Nebbiolo
Alcohol 14% abv
Annual Production 5 - 10,000 bottles
Production Detail Long maceration, ageing in old oak botti


Umberto Fracassi Barolo from the ancient town of Cherasco, not far from the more famous Barolo town of La Morra is like the Burgundy equivalent of this great region. It is subtle and elegant and has a lovely soft warmth at its heart which wraps you up and keeps you cosy on cold winter nights. Production is traditional all the way, 35 day macerations, long aging in 'botti', indigenous yeast. Umberto, now in his late seventies is actually the 'Marchese' of his town, very apt indeed as Barolo is the 'Wine of Kings, King of Wines'. His presonality is reflected in his wine, warm and humble but with underlying complexity and great ageing potential.
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