2008 Fratelli Grasso, Vallegrande, Barbaresco

Producer: Fratelli Grasso
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


Open-knit aromas of mint, tar and spice. A compact palate with good concentration, earthy vineyard expression and tannins that blend in rather than dominate. Great structure. Needs time. Classic. Drink: 2012-2018. Alc: 14.5%. (16.5 points)

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