Gattinara ‘Castelle’, Antoniolo
100% Nebbiolo. Aged in oak barrels for 30 months followed by one year in bottle.
Garnet red in color with a nose of black cherry, violet, leather, tobacco and floral notes. It is full in body with bright acidity, velvety tannins, and rich flavors of raspberries, cherries, plums, marzipan and spice.
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Press & Reviews
A huge, dark wine, the 2010 Gattinara Le Castelle shows the more virile, imposing side of Nebbiolo. This is a decidedly brooding, virile Gattinara built on density and pure, unbridled power. Smoke, tar, licorice and tobacco meld into a core of intense black fruit, all supported by massive tannins that ensure the 2010 will drink well for many years to come. Even with all of the palate-staining intensity and structure, the 2010 boasts superb purity and exceptional balance.