The AOC Fronsac, located west of Libourne, is bordered by two rivers, the Dordogne and Isle and covers no less than seven cities: La Rivière Saint-Germain-de-la-Rivière Saint-Michel de-Fronsac, Saint "/> Barolo "CERREQUIO" DOCG 2004 - BOROLI

Barolo "CERREQUIO" DOCG 2004 - BOROLI

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R469
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The AOC Fronsac, located west of Libourne, is bordered by two rivers, the Dordogne and Isle and covers no less than seven cities: La Rivière Saint-Germain-de-la-Rivière Saint-Michel de-Fronsac, Saint Aignan, Saillans and Galgon. The appellation covers 850 hectares and produces only red wines (about 44 000 hl / year). The climate of Fronsac is the same as the Libourne. It is a climate for good ripeness (temperate oceanic). The clay-limestone soils consist of Fronsac molasses (mixture of clays and sandstones) are conducive to the production of red wines. Here is the Merlot grape which dominates the assemblies (85% of plantings). It often associated with Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon. The mouth of Fronsac is balanced, structurally sound and rich. These wines are characterized by a tannic red fruit aromas and spice. Note that Fronsac wines are wines for aging.

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SKU R469
Color Red
Bottle Size 0.75 L
Country Italy
Region Piemonte
Appellation Barolo
Alcohol 13.50
Main grape Nebbiolo
Grapes 100% Nebbiolo
Maturing Barrique
Tasting Scores

WS 92,GR **

When to drink NA
Vintage 2004
Vintage Description

2004 was a vintage sought by connoisseurs and it will be appreciated in all major regions and in all major areas. The climatic conditions were optimal and great wines are built for long aging while providing exceptional aromatic complexity already in their youth and all the ingredients to ofer an exceptional aromatic complexity after 15 or 20 years of custody ..