Le Carrà Conti di Calosso Barolo Galina 2008

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€720,00 (EUR)
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Production area La Morra – Piedmont Region  Le Carrà Conti di Calosso Barolo
Denomination Barolo DOCG
Vintage 2008
N. of Bottles per year 600 numbered
Bottle Bordelaise 750 ml
Grape variety Nebbiolo 100%
Area of plantation Galina di La Morra
Age of vineyard 65 years
Soil composition rich in clay with good presence of sand
Harvest time October
Plants per hectare
Vinification two weeks of fermentation on controled temperature in inox tank with skin contact. Complete malolactic fermentation in stainless steel
Aging 24 /30 months in 700 lt oak barrels , 1/3 new barrels
Characteristics Wine of great intensity
Gradation 15% alcohol.
Acidity
Colour deep garnetred with brown reflexes
Bouquet Intense and rich nose.Touches of ripe wild berries,dried apricots and vanilla. In the glass expresses intense notes wich are tipical of the elegant Nebbiolo grape
Taste well balanced, smooth and velvety. rich and elegant , the elegant tannins are well matched with the powerful structure
Aftertaste dry, very long, caracterised by a smoky touch

 

Our Sommelier Gennaro Buono suggests

To decant it for one hour, and serve in big size glasses at a temperature of 18°C
Fruit of a high selection in vineyard and celler enjoy it also alone as great meditation wine

Our Chéf recommends

 

Lasagne radicchio e salsiccia  Gnocchi al sugo di carne  Tagliolini ai funghi porcini  Rigatoni salsiccia e ricotta
Lasagna with radicchio and sausage
Gnocchi with meat sauce
Tagliolini with porcini mushrooms
Rigatoni salsiccia e ricotta
 Risotto al vino rosso  Pecorino foglie noci  Arrosto di maiale  Pecora in umido
Red wine risotto
Pecorino on walnut leaves
Roast pork
Sheep in wet
carre-di-agnello  Soppressata molisana  Fagiano al vino rosso  Entrecote al vino rosso
Rack of lamb
Suppressed molisana
Pheasant with red wine
Entrecote with red wine

 

Juliette Colbert de Maulévrier, Marquise of Barolo, worked with passion to become the wine of its vineyards a prestigious product and soon word spread among all the European aristocracy. Even the King Carlo Alberto, intrigued had asked to be able to taste and the Marquise sent him 325 small barrels of his great Barolo. These small barrels to transport chariots were called “Carra” and in deference to this tradition of the prestigious Barolo Collection Luxe à Boire is called “Le Carra”

the king of wines the wine of kings

 

 

 

€ 120,00 unit price VAT included per bottle of 750 ml.
€720,00 (EUR)