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Vajra Barolo Coste di Rose 2016

Vajra Barolo Coste di Rose 2016

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Tasting Notes

The Vaira family's parcel in Coste di Rose in Barolo are gorgeously located on the top of the MGA, at 310m above sea level. It's a unique vineyard. The soil is dominated by a pure Arenaria di Diano, a Tortonian sandstone that delivers distinctive floral aromatics and a salty minerality. This cru is one of Barolo’s best-kept secrets, being located right in between Cannubi and Bussia, yet away from the beaten paths. Fruit is picked usually around the third week of October. Vinification occurs in custom-designed vertical tini, with gentle punch down and rinsing of the cap. Maceration lasts 40 to 50 days on average. Malolactic conversion takes place in stainless steel, the following spring. Coste di Rose is possibly the most approachable cru of Barolo at this stage, with roses and a floraldominated nose, combined with marasca cherry and hints of liquorice and mint. A very elegant and pleasurable structure that flows gracefully on the palate with a lingering and sapid finish. - Giuseppe Vaira

We produce Barolo and the wines of our beloved land. We believe in Beauty, craftsmanship, attention to detail, and creativity with respect for tradition. As a family-run winery, we are artisans, working together with a young team who embraces our same passion and enthusiasm.

We work the vineyards because it is the foundation for quality without compromise, but most of all because we love doing it! Our wines are elegant, complex and delicate. They have the personality and identity that we like to find in every glass on our table.

Product Type Wine Red Nebbiolo
Vintage 2016
Volume 750ml
Country Italy
Region Piedmont
Winemaking Practices Conventional
Vineyard Practices Conventional