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Mainerdo Anvejè
Barbaresco Riserva DOCG

Mainerdo  Anvejè
Wine Specs
Vintage
2008
Varietal
100% Nebbiolo
Appellation
Barbaresco Riserva DOCG
Vineyard Designation
Cru Roccalini - Barbaresco, Cru Cottà - Neive, Cru Meruzzano - Treiso
Harvest Date
Hand-harvested in mid October (very late in 2008)
Aging
Aged in 25-hl Slavonian oak barrels for at least 4-5 years.
Alcohol %
14.5
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Just when you thought you have tried them all... an intense and sensual surprise awaits... this luscious lady will surely tickle your fancy.

Wine Specs
Vintage
2008
Varietal
100% Nebbiolo
Appellation
Barbaresco Riserva DOCG
Vineyard Designation
Cru Roccalini - Barbaresco, Cru Cottà - Neive, Cru Meruzzano - Treiso
Harvest Date
Hand-harvested in mid October (very late in 2008)
Aging
Aged in 25-hl Slavonian oak barrels for at least 4-5 years.
Alcohol %
14.5
Wine Profile
Wine Profile / Tasting Notes
2006 - a classic vintage with great aging potential! This Jeroboam Barbaresco Riserva has a typical garnet color with orange hues… the color of aged Nebbiolo! A complex wine, both on the nose and on the palate, with aromas and flavors of cherry syrup, tobacco, cola and clove. All sort of nuances make this wine intriguing: tar, pine, balsamic, rose, anice and a touch of Vanilla. On the palate notes of black cherry, tar, molasses, earth and leather. The tannins are now velvety and perfectly integrated with great, bright acidity.
Vineyard Notes
Vineyard location: Cru Roccalini - Barbaresco, Cru Cottà - Neive, Cru Meruzzano - Treiso . Total vineyard surface: 0.37 ha. Exposure: South East/South West. Altitude: 190-345 meters above sea level. Soil: Tortonian soil rich in very compact blue marl. Average age of vines: 20-25 years. Density: from 3800 to 5000. Training system: Guyot with 7-8 buds.
Production Notes
3,500 bottles produced. Fermented in oak barrels at 28°C for 25 days. Aged in 25-hl Slavonian oak barrels for at least 4-5 years.
Winemaker Notes
This area is hard to see from the usual roads but Roccalini has recently gained recognition thanks to our Barbaresco, distributed in several wine stores in Piedmont and Liguria. Good soils and excellent exposure of the upper part of the amphitheatre make Roccalini one of the most interesting areas in the whole of Barbaresco, and it also offers a breath-taking view of the town of Alba and the River Tanaro.This wine is made only during exceptional vintage years. It’s no mere coincidence that, in the past, great winemaker Bruno Giacosa purchased grapes grown in this area. The potential of the Roccalini subzone is undoubtedly equal to that of more famous areas such as Roncagliette, Asili and Martinenga.
Food & Wine Pairing
Structured red meats, mature cheeses, game, dishes featuring truffle, dark chocolate. Serving temperature: 20° - 22° C
Other Notes
The estate was established in 1920 by Giovanni Mainerdo, who, fueled by a great passion for wine, began vinifying small batches of grapes from certain areas of particular prestige in different municipalities in Neive, Barbaresco and Serralunga d'Alba.
DOCG Imports association badges: Federazione Italiana Sommelier (Albergatori Ristoratori) & Conegliano Valdobbiadene - DOCG (Prosecco Superiore Dal 1876)
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