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Cigliuti Barbaresco Bricco di Neive Vie Erte 2020 750ml (750ml)

Price: $69.99

6+ Price: $58.99 / btl

Producer Cigliuti
Country Italy
Region Piemonte
Varietal Nebbiolo
Vintage 2020
Sku RD12866
Size 750ml
 

Barbaresco Vie Erte 2018 shows a splendid intense ruby red color with garnet reflections. On the nose it expresses clear hints of ripe red fruits combined with light and pleasant hints of tobacco. On the palate it has good personality, it is soft, round, fleshy and not edgy. The acid freshness that sustains it is also good. In persistence, pleasant floral notes emerge.

Cigliuti Description

Renato Cigliuti may produce some of the best damn Barbaresco you’ve never heard of, but he is, first and foremost, a farmer. In fact, he comes from four generations of farmers who have tilled the Langhe soils to support their families. So, it came as a great shock to Renato’s family and their neighbors in the early 1960s when Renato decided to begin green harvesting, a practice utilized by very few producers at the time. His neighbors wanted to have him committed for “throwing away money,” but Renato had a clear idea of what he wanted to accomplish, having always believed that the local Langhe soil was capable of producing high quality, long-lasting wines. Renato warded off his neighbors by explaining to them that if he couldn’t have both quality AND quantity, he preferred to opt for quality. And quality is exactly what he got when he made his first release of 300 bottles of 1964 Barbaresco. Over the years Renato did not expand his winery a great deal, mostly because he didn’t think hi

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