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Castello Di Neive Santo Stefano Albesani Barbaresco 2012 Wine Review

Castello Di Neive Santo Stefano Albesani Barbaresco 2012

Castello Di Neive Santo Stefano Albesani Barbaresco 2012

Piedmont D.O.C.G., Italy

Community Score:92/100

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $64.95

Drink: 2016-2024

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14.5%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Castello Di Neive

Agent: Brunello Imports Inc.

Natalie's Score: 92/100

One of the best Barbaresco wines I've tasted. Ethereal and refined, yet packed with nervy, tart cherry, smoke and spice aromas. Needs food for the great acidity, try tomato sauce.

Barbaresco food pairings: rosemary lamb, garlic and wild leek stuffed chicken, chorizo cassoulet.

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This Castello Di Neive Santo Stefano Albesani Barbaresco 2012 was reviewed on October 15, 2016 by Natalie MacLean

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Jane Staples - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 92/100 with the following review:

From Piedmont, in Northern Italy, this Barbaresco invites you to enjoy its spicy, red fruit, slight florals and hints of almonds aromatics. A well-integrated palate also gives balsamic, anise and tobacco with a satiny mouthfeel and fine tannins, elegant finish. Try this with roast pheasant or venison.
Tasted Oct. 2016
This is a terrific benchmark Barbaresco from Piedmont DOCG. Refined with nervy, tart cherry, smoke and spice and dried herbs. Needs food and a venison steak will do it. - Community Wine Reviews

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