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Produttori del Barbaresco
Barbaresco Montestefano Riserva
The vineyards of Montestefano benefit from a perfect south-east exposure and soils with less sand than usual in Barbaresco. This subtle difference leads to the wine becoming exceptionally powerful, giving rise to the phrase "Barbaresco's answer to Barolo", as it can easily be confused with the traditionally more masculine wines from Barolo.
The 2017 Montestefano is a potent, savoury wine. Dark plum, earthiness, cloves, menthol and licorice infuse the finish with notable gravitas. There's plenty of Montestefano breadth and resonance to assure one of the ageing potential. With aeration, dried orange and hot, heady, floral tones begin to emerge. A brooding Barbaresco, the Montestefano clearly needs time to soften it's character. This can be achieved by decanting for those who can't wait...
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