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A Vietti Barolo for $23.95 – Almost…

November 13, 2013 High End Values  No comments

Vietti Nebbiolo Perbacco LabelThis is one of the misleading email titles I usually hate.  But give me a chance here.  The Vietti Nebbiolo Perbacco is made from the same Barolo vineyards and actually made using the same exact formula as Vietti's famous Castiglione bottling, save for a slightly shorter (16 month) oak aging process, which results in a wine that's more approachable early.  You also save around 20 bucks, because this one is made from the "young" vines.  "Young" in this case means an average age of 35 years, so they aren't really that young.  Basically you are getting a Barolo for half the price.

Okay, all of those stats are interesting, but how does it taste?  In a word - great!  All of the Vietti wines are awesome, but Barolo notoriously needs time.  This is the one to drink while you are waiting on

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