ALBINO ROCCA ROSSO DI ROCCA

ALBINO ROCCA ROSSO DI ROCCA

ALBINO ROCCA

Regular price $35.00 Sale

Background

"8% Nebbiolo and 2% Cabernet Franc, with the Nebbiolo hailing from a vineyard at Magliano Alfieri--in the foothills of the Roero region--purchased in 2016 (the vines were planted in 1967 and 1998). The Cabernet Franc comes from 20-year-old Estate vines in Barbaresco. Roero's sandy soils gift a lighter, brighter, early-drinking wine compared with the Rocca's Nebbiolo d'Alba. The wine's upbringing (solely in tank) and early bottling (under Stelvin) helps keep to this theme." - BIBENDUM

Tasting Note

"The 2018 is a wonderfully fresh, vibrant, and delicate expression of Nebbiolo. It's packed with juicy redcurrant, rose petal and cranberry-scented fruit, and offers a class and tension that is terrific for the price. It's lovely to drink now--totally ready and totally delicious!" - BIBENDUM