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Elio Altare Barolo Arborina (1.5 Liter Magnum) 2007

Nebbiolo from Piedmont, Italy

Price: $219.00
Item No. 124024
  • RP96
  • ST93
  • JS93
Ratings Pedigree:

Winemaker's Notes

Very intense ruby red with garnet reflections. Warm and elegant, with mint and spicy notes. Fresh to the nose with mature fruits; prunes and blueberries, licorice and notes of aromatic herbs like eucalyptus.

Critical Acclaim

"The 2007 Barolo Arborina is another stunner. The intense aromatics are a dead give-way for what is to follow, which is to say a virtual explosion of flavors. The Arborina boasts fabulous balance, intensity and raciness in a style that brings to mind the wines of Henri Jayer. Anticipated maturity: 2015-2032."
96 Points

"Dark red. Deeper aromas of plum, mocha and brown spices complicated by coffee and menthol nuances. Wonderfully sweet and lush in the mouth, but given shape and balance by graphite and spice notes and a firm tannic spine. This superb Barolo offers an outstanding combination of sweetness and energy.
Rating: 93(+?)"
93 Points

"Lots of blackberry and cherry character with hints of chocolate. Full and chewy, with lovely silky tannins and a fruity finish. Firm, and juicy."
93 Points

Learn About Elio Altare

Grandfather Giuseppe Altare purchased the farm and winery in 1948, and our family practiced the typical Piemontese mixed agriculture up until the mid-1970s. Besides winegrapes, the family grew pears. apples, hazelnuts, wheat, and corn. 1971 was the last year in which we worked the land with oxen; after that we gradually acquired tractors and other farm machinery. Those were not...

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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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