2008 Albino Rocca, Ovello Vigna Loreto, Barbaresco

Producer: Albino Rocca
Vintage: 2008
Grape variety: Nebbiolo
Origin: Italy, North West, Piedmont
Appellation: Barbaresco
Date tasted: 9 June 2012
Price when tasted: n/a UK

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Tasting notes


Dark, brooding black cherry, graphite, tar, minerals, spice and autumnal fruit on the nose. Good ripeness and oak well blended in with sweet and stalky minerally tannins. Plush and full in the mouth. Excellent balance. Drink: 2013-2018. Alc: 14.5%. (16.88 points)

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