La Villa

La Villa

Red wine, 75 cl, Piedmont, Italy, 2016Langhe rosso DOC, Altare Elio
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Taste profile
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Category
Red wine
Grape varieties
Notes
Intense purple; clean, velvety, complex taste with nicely integrated tannins; in the nose hints of plum, Rabarber and the finest roasted aromas; with a very long finish.
Accompanying
Grilled meat and medium mature cheese.
Vinification
18 Mt. aged in new French barriques. Annual production: 3000 bottles.
Alcohol
15 %
Format
75 cl
Storage bar
Min. 8 year(s) from 2021
Producer
Awards / Ratings
Antonio Galloni - vinous(2012):
95/100 points
Veronelli(2012):
3/3 digit
Robert Parker(2012):
92/100 points
Daniele Cernilli(2012):
95/100 points
Wine & Spirits(2012):
95/100 points
Variety sheet
The voucher will be delivered as PDF (print at home) after payment of the invoice.

Producer

The winery was bought by the grandfather Giuseppe Altare in 1948. In the beginning, besides the vines, peaches, apples and hazelnuts were also cultivated. In 1976 the present owner Elio joined the winery and decided to plant the whole estate with vines. Elio's first years on the estate were marked by the serious crisis in Italy. Not an easy time for the winegrowers in Piedmont. So in the same year Elio and some friends decided to discover the miracle of Burgundy vinification for themselves. The trip to France motivated him so much that he left the traditional vinification on the side and turned to something new. The success of his wines, which continues to this day, has proved him right. The production amounts to about 70'000 bottles. Elio Altare has been awarded the Tre Bicchieri several times by Gambero Rosso and for his Barolo Brunate 2004 even 97 points by Robert Parker.

http://www.elioaltare.com