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2013 La Spinona 'Bricco Faset' Barbaresco

Regular price $59.00
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2013 La Spinona 'Bricco Faset' Barbaresco

Regular price $59.00
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A TRADITIONALIST'S BARBARESCO THAT PUTS POLISH BEFORE POSTURE
To quote this wine's importer, "THIS is the Barbaresco we've been looking for!". The Piedmont's strife of recent years has been in picking sides. You're either a modernist dialing up the new French oak or a staunch traditionalist, gleefully extracting enough tannin to shut the wine down (sorry, "preserve" the wine) for decades. It makes it endlessly refreshing then to find a wine this comfortable in its own skin. Made by Pietropaolo Berutti, the fifth generation of his family to make wine at Bricco Faset, this single vineyard Barbaresco is traditional but never dogmatically. The palate is all about elegance, showing licorice, Amarena cherry, dried thyme and rose. The tannins are sturdy enough for longterm ageing (the 2003 Spinonas are a trip right now) but still elegantly approachable in youth. Put against a sea of chest-thumpingly high octane Barolo, any fan of old school Nebbiolo can appreciate the herbal elegance here. It's in a perfectly prime, plush, and aromatic spot and we would struggle to find a better way to spend money on Nebbiolo at this price point right now. For reference, look at Roagna's Faset we offered last week that costs double this.

How do I pick up my wine?

Orders are generally ready within 1-3 business days. It's easy! Just buy your wine here and you will receive a pickup confirmation email when the order has been pulled and packed. You can pickup your wine at our shop at 2301 Portsmouth Street in Upper Kirby, Houston. For more information, or if you need your wine more quickly, reach out to us at info@aocselections.com and we will do everything we can to accomodate.

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