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Elio Grasso - Barolo "Runcot" 2015

Price: $250.00

Producer Elio Grasso
Country Italy
Region Piedmont
Varietal Nebbiolo
Vintage 2015
Sku 010553
ABV 14.50%
 

According to Gianluca Grasso, it’s all about the soil. He insists that the winemaking has minimal effect; it’s that sandy, calcareous soil of Monforte that is responsible for his world-class wines. He may be a bit humble-- it takes a steady hand to tame this wild fruit. Winemaking techniques certainly run the gamut in Barolo — from fleshy, dark, modern-style wines to more aromatically-driven, earthy, tannic examples. Often, the best wines are somewhere in the middle, and no producer in the region seems to find a better marriage of elegant aromatics and lush, powerful fruit than Gianluca and his father Elio.

 

 

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