Marchesi di Barolo Barolo Sarmassa 2004

Nebbiolo from Piedmont, Italy

Price: $69.99
Item No. 98750
  • WE90
Style: Big & Bold

Wine Style Guide

Light & Fruity

Red wines that are more fruit-forward and lighter in tannin and body.

Smooth & Supple

Medium bodied reds that go down easy, with smooth tannins and supple fruit.

Earthy & Spicy

Wines where earthy and/or spicy dominate the flavors – typically medium to full body.

Big & Bold

Full bodied wines that have concentrated fruit and are higher in alcohol and/or tannins. Some need age.

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Winemaker's Notes

The historic Sarmassa single vineyard is situated within the communes of La Morra and Barolo in the Langhe hills of Italy's Piedmont region. Marchesi di Barolo owns this prized single vineyard in its entirety.

100% Nebbiolo

Barolo Sarmassa is produced from a harvest area of approximately 71/2 acres. Grapes are handpicked and vinified in early October. The following spring, wine is drawn off the vats and racked into 30-35 hl Slavonian oak vats to begin the required aging process.

Intense garnet red with ruby reflections. Aroma of fruit and spice brings to mind peaches, cinnamon and licorice.

Powerful, with complexity, structure and a satisfying, lingering finish. Serving Suggestions

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Learn About Marchesi di Barolo Map ItMap It

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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