Giuseppe Mascarello - Barolo DOCG - Monprivato - Rouge - 2017
Country / Region: Italy
Name: Barolo DOCG
Grape variety: 100% Nebbiolo
Alcohol: 14.5 vol.
Capacity: 75 cl
Wine:After six years of maturation in the cellar, the 2017 Red Barolo Monprivato is beginning to deliver all its secrets. This elite wine, born in the Monprivato area of Castiglione Falletto, still provides a lot of energy, complexity, and fragrance. In this classic vintage, it oscillates between finesse and nuance and is already very affordable but capable of going on for years. Carried by great persistence and freshness, it offers the quintessence of Barolo!
Vinification:Hand harvested. Traditional vinification during 20 to 25 days. Aging in Slavic oak barrels for about 30 months. Bottling is done 6 years after the vintage.
Color:Garnet red with orange reflections.
Nose:Complex and intense with beautiful fruity and spicy aromas underlined by a floral touch.
Palate:Ample and powerful, this wine delivers a fine and concentrated palate combining velvety tannins with a robust structure. Its long finish reveals a wine with an elegant and ambitious structure.
Temperature:Serve at 16 to 18°C.
Food and wine pairing:Herb-crusted beef tenderloin, braised leg of lamb and confit vegetables, crispy duck breast and sweet potato chips.
Cellar aging:From now until 2040
Giuseppe Mascarello is one of the most important names in Italian wine, especially in the Barolo region. Founded at the end of the 19th century, this historic family-run estate has become a beacon for Italian winegrowers; its gentle, environmentally friendly methods and reduced yields have remained true to tradition, which has stood the test of time.
Since then, its wines have conquered the planet, and wine lovers travel the world in search of a few bottles of this magnificent nectar born from the hills of Piedmont.