Barolo "Le Coste" DOCG 2012 - Giacomo Grimaldi

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""The Coste"" is simply is larger drawer that exist in the Barolo region. Also, Giacomo Grimaldi is one of the largest winemaker in the region and probably Italy. Its wine appears very frequently in journals. The 2005 vintage, he aileurs was voted best Italian wine of the year. A taste absolutely. This Barolo is a DOCG (G Warranty for by the state) produced from 100% Nebbiolo and exclusively on an identified parcel, ""Le Coste"". It is in the great wines of Burgundy. The wine is between 22 and 24 months in oak barrels of which 50% new oak, 50% of lightning. Then he spends 8 months in tank. This wine is an exception, here we find a wine of extreme finesse while being built on a complex and powerful aromatic structure. Full, structured built for time but can be eaten after 10 years. Giacomo Grimaldi field was founded in 1930 by Ernesto Grimaldi. In 1983, Giacomo took over the reins of the estate. In that time, the vast majority of reasons were sold wholesale. In 1996, Ferruccio Grimaldi has decided to take up the torch, lively passion for wine. It was at this time that the area known qualitative renewal. He has always used the grapes obtained in own vineyard, but the field has grown over time by the acquisition of land in the most popular regions, convinced by the potential of wines from Barolo. The estate passed 1.5ha to 10ha in 6 ha of Barolo, Barbera 2 ha d'Alba, Dolcetto d'Alba 1 of 1 and Nebbiolo. The area is characterized by a careful selection of clones used by a limited quantity production in order to promote quality. In this context, the field practice green harvesting in early summer. The alcoholic fermentation is done in tank but malolactic directly in French oak barrels. The duration of the breeding depends on the quality of the year and wine. The winery produces approximately 50,000 bottles per year.

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SKU R1178
Color Red
Bottle Size 0.75 L
Country Italy
Region Piemonte
Appellation Barolo
Alcohol 13.00
Main grape Nebbiolo
Grapes 100% Nebbiolo
Maturing Barrique
Tasting Scores

WS 95,WE 88

When to drink 2018-2030
Vintage 2012
Vintage Description

A beautiful classic vintage that offers beautiful and beautiful wines.