The 2009 Barolo Marcenasco shows sweet fruit flavors of black cherry and cassis set against darker tones of black licorice, tar and cola. Definitely on the “modern side of the winemaking spectrum, with distant notes of mocha and espresso to fatten up its aromatic bouquet, the wine shows excellent harmony and overall balance. The sweet tannins, and fleshy fruit consistency suggest this wine is almost ready to drink. Anticipated maturity: 2014-2022.”,,,
Color: garnet red.A bouquet with traces of licorice and tobacco.Full flavored, full-bodied and elegant.
Wine Maker Notes
Noble and generous, glory of old Piedmont, a wine suitable for long aging, Barolo is the absolute master of the table. It conquers the palate with the conviction of strength, harmony and fullness and holds its sway at length.Barolo Marcenasco has ancient origins. There are historical documents from the ”Rigestum Comunis Albae” that bear witness to the cultivation of the Nebbiolo vine in the ”Marcenascum” area already back in the 12th Century.Barolo Marcenasco is smooth, balanced, elegant and faithfully reflects the typical characteristics of the La Morra sub zone.
Red meats on the spit or grilled, game, ”grande cuisine” white and red meat dishes and aged cheeses.