Giovanni Corino Barolo Arborina 2007
Nebbiolo from Piedmont, Italy
Wine Style Guide
Red wines that are more fruit-forward and lighter in tannin and body.
Medium bodied reds that go down easy, with smooth tannins and supple fruit.
Wines where earthy and/or spicy dominate the flavors – typically medium to full body.
Full bodied wines that have concentrated fruit and are higher in alcohol and/or tannins. Some need age.
Alcohol By Volume: 14.5%
Alcohol By Volume Guide
Most wine ranges from 10-16% alcohol by volume. Some varietals tend to have higher (for example Zinfandel and Cabernet Sauvignon) or lower alcohol levels (Pinot Noir and many white varietals), but there is always some variation from producer to producer. Some wine falls outside of this range, for instance Port weighs in closer to 20%, while Muscat and Riesling are usually a bit below 10%.
Intense garnet red in color. On the nose, this wine is fresh and clean, with toasty aromas, ripe fruit and spices. Intense, warm, full-bodied, soft, fresh, and tannic with medium persistence.
"The 2007 Barolo Arborina shows fabulous intensity and integrity in its dark red fruit. Higher toned, ethereal, mentholated notes emerge over time adding further lift and brightness. The finish is round, harmonious and totally engaging. This is another standout from Giuliano Corino. Anticipated maturity: 2017-2027. "
The Wine Advocate
"Dark red. Very ripe aromas of singed plum, blackberry, cherry and brown spices. Sweet, lush and very ripe, with a slightly roasted fruit character but also more energy and definition than the basic Barolo release. Finishes firmer and longer but without the nuance for an even higher score."
International Wine Cellar
- 10/22/2012 (36 items) (viewed 437 times)
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2006 marked a new era for the Corino family: Renato and Giuliano split the estate. While Giuliano kept the Giovanni Corino label, Renato started his own new label, and they divided the vineyards amicably and equally. The Giovanni Corino estate remains directly next to the classic Giachini vineyard, from where their flagship wine comes (and nearly all of the fruit for the old-vine...
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(PEED-mont) Piedmont is located in the Northwest area of Italy, hugging the Mediterranean coast. The regional capital, Turin, is situated smack in the middle of the province. Being close to the alps, the area enjoys a high altitude, with the best vineyards benefiting from the hills and elevation. Known for its famous sub-districts, Piedmont delivers some of the most...
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The King of Piedmont
Nebbiolo is the key grape in the wines of Barolo and Barbaresco. It is not the
most planted variety, but it does make the most distinctive and age-worthy wines. Native to
Nebbiolo is a bit of a soil snob - it's finicky about where it grows and has
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