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Elio Altare Barolo Arborina 2011

$94.99

SKU 24606

750ml

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Color: Very intense ruby red with garnet reflections. Nose: Fresh nose , rose petals, flowers, ethereal, light, sweet. Taste: Warm and elegant, with smooth but intense tannins. Serving suggestion: Red meats, game, aged cheese.
Category Red Wine
Varietal
Country Italy
Region Piedmont
Appellation Barolo
Brand Elio Altare
  • wa94

Wine AdvocateThe 2011 Barolo Arborina is a fantastic expression that boasts a seamless fusion of dark fruit and spice. It delivers character, power and a feminine side that comes forward thanks to pretty floral definition. Pressed violets and roses rise from the glass. Elio Altare makes his wines on the verge of reduction (meaning with minimal contact with oxygen) as a way of safeguarding the aromatic intensity. In the mouth, the wine awards fine tannins and silky, long persistency.

Monica Larner, June 28, 2015
  • ws90

Wine Spectator Cherry, licorice, tar and tobacco notes permeate this dense, muscular red. A salty mineral element emerges as this broadens on the tarry finish. Burly tannins. Best from 2020 through 2036. 500 cases made.

Bruce Sanderson, September 30, 2015