Sottimano Langhe Nebbiolo, an almost Barbaresco
Langhe Nebbiolo 2016 from Sottimano is an example of how this little-used appellation in the area of Barbaresco can offer some positive results.
The Sottimano estate in Neive consistently ranks among the top in the Barbaresco appellation. Their Nebbiolo wines are extremely territorial and are the result of a very “Burgundy-esque” approach in the winery that makes them particularly elegant.
Langhe Nebbiolo, on the other hand, is an often overlooked appellation but this winery produces some of the best and most refined versions and they are available at a particularly reasonable price.
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|Langhe Nebbiolo 2016
Made from Nebbiolo grapes and matured in used barriques for 18 months. The wine has a bright, ruby color and deliciously fruity aromas embellished by a distinct spicy note. The mouthfeel is juicy,...
In the past ten years, the Sottimano estate in Neive has seen a rise in quality that only those who are unfamiliar with the tenacity, passion and skill of Rino and Andrea would not understand. And...