Marchesi di Barolo Barolo Riserva Grande Annata 1970

Nebbiolo from Piedmont, Italy

$99.99
Item No. 63048
  • red wine

Winemaker's Notes

In the best vintages, some batches of grapes of the finest quality are vinified separately to obtain a wine that is particularly long-lived. After maturation of 24 to 36 months in traditional oak casks, the wine is allowed to evolve an additional two to three years in the bottle before being put on sale. With its substantial structure, power and body, the Riserva is truly capable of defying time. If the bottle is properly laid down, the wine can last 20 or 30 years or even longer. During that time, its bouquet will develop greater finesse and complexity.

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Setting precedents is a characteristic of Piedmontese winemaking and Marchesi di Barolo, one of the region's premier producers of Barolo, is no exception. In the mid-1800s, Marchesi di Barolo became the first estate in Italy to vinify its red wines in a dry style, a revolutionary concept at the time, but one with enduring and immensely beneficial consequences for the entire Italian...

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Learn About Piedmont

(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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Learn About Nebbiolo

Nebbiolo(neh-bee-OH-low) 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 Piedmont, Nebbiolo is a bit of a soil snob - it's finicky about where it grows and has long been the honored red grape of Northern Italy...

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