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Sarmassa Barolo 2013 Wine Review

Sarmassa Barolo 2013

Sarmassa Barolo 2013

Piedmont D.O.C.G., Italy

Community Score:91/100

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $77.95

Drink: 2018-2028

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Agent: Majestic Wine Cellars

Natalie's Score: 90/100

A tannic monster that will come into it's own in 3-4 years. Aromas of black fruit, smoke and truffles. Made from the Nebbiolo grape. Decant 2-3 hours. Pair with rare meats.

Barolo food pairings: roasted pork loin, prime rib, coq au vin.

This Sarmassa Barolo 2013 was reviewed on October 13, 2018 by Natalie MacLean

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Rebecca Meir-Liebman - Sommelier rated this wine as 92/100 with the following review:

Dark garnet in colour – darker than the typical Barolo – this wine offers notes of deep leather, game, tobacco, and spice on the nose. This is a powerful Barolo; rich, full-bodied, and robust with loads of black fruit. It’s a New World meets Old World wine. Almost a Cabernet Sauvignon in style, this is a wine to pair with roast beef, deer, or lamb. Drink within the next 15 years, and decant for at least one hour before serving.
The Nebbiolo wine grapes for Marchesi Di Barolo Sarmassa 2013 are grown on the steep slopes of the southeast-facing Sarmassa vineyard. The wine grapes are fermented in temperature controlled tank and are on the grape skins for about 10 days. The wine is aged for 2 years partially in Slavonian oak barrels and some in small French oak barrique with a moderate toast. Look for wild rose petals, licorice, tobacco leaf, spice and vanilla on this full-bodied red. Could use some time in cellar, hold in for five years or decant two hours prior to pairing with roasts, stews and game meats. - Community Wine Reviews

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