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Abrigo Fratelli Ravera Barolo

Abrigo Fratelli
2015
$58.08
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750 mL
Wine Type
Red Wine
RegionPiemonte
Alcohol Level
Country
Italy
SubregionBarolo
Drinking Window
GrapesNebbiolo
Wine Description:
Abrigo Fratelli Ravera Barolo is a highly sought-after wine with the excellence of the Barolo appellation in Piedmont, Italy. Crafted by skilled winemakers, this wine is made from grapes grown in the prestigious Ravera vineyard, known for its unique terroir. The vineyard features well-drained soils and a favorable microclimate, resulting in grapes with exceptional quality and flavor. The winemaking process involves traditional techniques, including extended maceration and aging in oak barrels, which adds complexity and depth to the wine. The style of Abrigo Fratelli Ravera Barolo is characterized by its full-bodied nature, firm tannins, and intense aromas of red fruits, spices, and earthy notes.
Pros:
  • Intense and complex aromas of red fruits, dried flowers, and spices
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Cons:
  • May require some decanting or additional aging to fully express its potential
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User Rating:

3.6
Rarely Reviewed

Expert Rating:

4.0

Wine Expert Note:

Abrigo Fratelli Ravera Barolo is an exceptional wine with the elegance and complexity of Barolo, a renowned wine region in Italy. This wine is crafted with meticulous attention to detail, resulting in a truly remarkable expression of Nebbiolo, the grape variety used to produce Barolo. On the nose, Abrigo Fratelli Ravera Barolo offers a captivating bouquet of ripe red fruits, such as cherries and raspberries, intertwined with delicate floral notes of violets and roses. These aromas are complemented by hints of earthy truffles, tobacco, and a touch of spice, adding depth and intrigue to the overall profile. The palate of this Barolo is nothing short of extraordinary. It boasts a harmonious balance between its firm tannins, vibrant acidity, and luscious fruit flavors. The red fruit character persists, accompanied by nuances of licorice, leather, and dried herbs. The wine's structure is robust yet refined, with a long, lingering finish that leaves a lasting impression. Abrigo Fratelli Ravera Barolo is a wine that can be enjoyed now, but it also has great aging potential. With time, it will further develop its complexity and evolve into an even more captivating and sophisticated wine. Pair this Barolo with hearty dishes such as braised beef, game meats, or aged cheeses to fully appreciate its depth and character. It is a wine that demands attention and rewards those who savor it with its exceptional quality and craftsmanship.
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