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Alessandro e Gian Natale Fantino Barolo (Cascina Dardi)

Alessandro e Gian Natale Fantino
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750 mL
Wine Type
Red Wine
RegionPiemonte
Alcohol Level
Country
Italy
SubregionBarolo
Drinking Window
GrapesNebbiolo
Wine Description:
Alessandro e Gian Natale Fantino Barolo (Cascina Dardi) is a highly sought-after wine from the Barolo appellation in Italy. Produced by the renowned Fantino family, this wine showcases the unique characteristics of the vineyard in Cascina Dardi. The winemaking process involves careful selection of the grapes and traditional techniques, resulting in a wine that beautifully expresses the terroir. With its deep ruby color and complex aromas of red fruits, flowers, and spices, this Barolo offers a harmonious balance of power and elegance. Its firm tannins and long, persistent finish make it a perfect choice for aging.
Pros:
  • Intense and complex aromas of red fruits, dried flowers, and spices
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Cons:
  • May require some aging to fully develop its potential
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User Rating:

4.5
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Expert Rating:

4.3

Wine Expert Note:

The Alessandro e Gian Natale Fantino Barolo (Cascina Dardi) is a remarkable wine that showcases the excellence of the Barolo region in Italy. This wine is crafted with meticulous care and attention to detail, resulting in a truly exceptional product. On the nose, this Barolo offers a complex bouquet of aromas. Notes of ripe red fruits, such as cherries and raspberries, intertwine with hints of dried flowers, leather, and tobacco. These aromas create a captivating and inviting experience for the senses. The palate of this wine is equally impressive. It boasts a full-bodied and velvety texture, with well-integrated tannins that provide structure and balance. Flavors of dark cherries, plums, and blackberries dominate the palate, accompanied by subtle hints of spices and earthy undertones. The wine's long and persistent finish leaves a lasting impression, inviting you to savor each sip. It is a true delight for wine enthusiasts and pairs exceptionally well with hearty dishes such as braised meats, aged cheeses, and truffle-based dishes. Enjoy this wine now or cellar it for further aging to fully appreciate its potential.
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