Fratelli Seghesio Barolo DOCG 2016, Monforte d'Alba, Piedmont, Italy

The 2016 Fratelli Seghesio Barolo comes from the Cru of Castelletto from the youngest part of the vineyard. 100% Nebbiolo sourced from 2 ha. in the Castelletto cru in Monforte d’Alba. 20-30-year-old vines. Tuffaceous clay soils. Southeast orientation. 350 meters elevation. Fermentation and maceration in rotary fermenters for 10-15 days with temperature control. Ages two years in large oak casks of 50HL capacity. Finishing in the bottle for 6 months. Fine and elegant with a garnet red color and a floral and balsamic bouquet. It opens up with aromas of red fruits followed by licorice, mint, and flowers. In the mouth the tannins are gentle and balanced.

$41.99