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Ceretto Barbaresco DOCG 2019

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 Wine Spectator: 93
Country:Italy
Regions:Piemonte
Barbaresco
Winery:Ceretto
Grape Type:Nebbiolo
Organic:Yes
Vintage:2019
Bottle Size:750 ml
Product Description

Ceretto Barbaresco DOCG is made from 100 percent Nebbiolo. 

If we could sum this wine up in a single word, we wouldn’t hesitate to define it as “classic”. As tradition suggests, this Barbaresco is the fruit of the assembly of several parcels of land, coming from some of our most beautiful vineyards. The idea is that of naturally obtaining balance by harmonising different expressions, often contrasting ones. The result is a liquid expression of a terroir, tempting and typical, a synopsis of one Langa, that of Barbaresco, which moves in the glass, alternating between structure and elegance.


Review:

"A racy red, with pure cherry and strawberry fruit mingling with hay and late summer meadow aromas. The tight structure keeps this focused while it builds to a long, detailed aftertaste. Shows lovely harmony and brightness. Best from 2025 through 2042. 840 cases imported."

-Wine Spectator 93 Points


Winery: Ceretto

The quest of the brothers Bruno and Marcello Ceretto was to select vineyards in the most valuable positions historically. This idea came about during a trip to Burgundy, and would prove the family’s insight and see their Barolo and Barbaresco wines among the most popular in the world. A revolution at the time, for a territory in which the concept of cru was totally unknown, but, above all, a brilliant idea. The most difficult challenge the brothers faced was convincing their father who, as was typical at the time, purchased grapes for the wines he vinified. You are undertaking a difficult journey, the land has never made anybody rich, he warned, but Bruno and Marcello were convinced about the potential of the land and stubbornly replied, We believe in the land 100%, the winery is obviously important, but great wines are made with great grapes. And so, they began dreaming of labels bearing the name of the vineyard and also its image: so whoever drinks that wine can see the vineyard from which it has originated. The vineyard is history, the names of the hills remain, unchanged over time, enhancing the quality and credibility of the wines produced here. You can search out, visit and physically touch a vineyard… always. In 1986, Wine Spectator, perhaps the most influential American magazine in the world of wine, puts the two Langhe brothers on the cover calling them the Barolo Brothers. Bruno and Marcello were less than 50 years old, but they were not overwhelmed by what was an official consecration, to which all aspire, but few can obtain. Even today, they have remained true to themselves, they have not stopped dreaming and fighting for their righteous goal. Meanwhile, the Langa has grown with them and with those who, like them, puts their name to the land where they were born and accompanied them throughout their lives.

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