2008 Sottimano, Cotta, Babaresco

Producer: Sottimano Azienda Agricola di Sottimano Maggiore
Vintage: 2008
Grape variety: Nebbiolo
Origin: Italy, North West, Piedmont
Appellation: Barbaresco
Date tasted: 9 June 2012
Price when tasted: £41.50

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Tasting notes


Very ripe nose of raspberry, dried cranberry, herb, tar, roses and violets. Robust and almost earthy on the palate. Tannins are quite high but integrated and fine-grained. A bit austere but there's freshness and lift too. Drink from 2015. Alc:14.5% (17 points)

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