Albino Rocca - 2018 Barbaresco

2018 Barbaresco

Variety
Nebbiolo
Region
Piemonte, Italy
Abv
14.5%
Volume
750ml

Some Barbaresco can be inaccessible for a blossoming newbie, but never fear, Albino Rocca is here. A premier producer in Barbaresco with all of the traditionalism and access to perfect vineyards, but a deft modern touch; less oak, less structure, more perfume. The wine hangs off itself casually, but elegantly, like a loose-but-snug silk slip dress. Raspberry, cherry, maraschino liqueur, terracotta, blood, wet leaves and pink pepper. Special. Angelo Rocca passed away in 2012, so his three daug...Read More...

Some Barbaresco can be inaccessible for a blossoming newbie, but never fear, Albino Rocca is here. A premier producer in Barbaresco with all of the traditionalism and access to perfect vineyards, but a deft modern touch; less oak, less structure, more perfume. The wine hangs off itself casually, but elegantly, like a loose-but-snug silk slip dress. Raspberry, cherry, maraschino liqueur, terracotta, blood, wet leaves and pink pepper. Special. Angelo Rocca passed away in 2012, so his three daughters Daniela, Monica and Paola run the estate, not only continuing the legacy, but greatly invigorating it. They are widely known for their viticultural efforts to conserve and protect the region, and being part of the way forward for sustainability in Barbaresco. 

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