Sandrone Valmaggiore Nebbiolo d'Alba 2021

The Sandrone Valmaggiore vineyard is an amphitheatre facing south, with full exposure to the sun and is one of the best historic examples of origin and quality. Already, in the 19th century, the Nebbiolo grapes grown in this vineyard were so highly regarded that they dictated the price for the entire territory. The ground here is soft and sandy, the slopes extremely steep. Respect for nature and tradition was a strategic decision for Luciano and Luca in how the vineyard was planted which continues to this day. Cultivation is by hand and row-by-row, from bud break to when the grapes are harvested the vineyard is a laboratory for healthy and well-cultivated fruit. The Valmaggiore Nebbiolo d'Alba displays aromas of red fruits, roses, white pepper and freshly picked violets. On the palate, red fruits are front and centre, framed by tobacco, spice and mineral notes. The tannins are both strong and soft yet give the wine its unmistakable mid-weight structure. The acidity is bracingly fresh and the finish long and layered, with gentle red fruits, graphite and lingering earth notes.

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Unbound by tradition yet mindful of the practices of their ancestors, the family-owned winery of Sandrone has gradually reached the pinnacle of producers in the Barolo region in a relatively short period of time. The story begins in 1977 with Sandrone’s founder, the late Luciano Sandrone, who bought a parcel...

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