Barolo Cerequio, Michele Chiarlo 2012, Piedmont, Italy

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Michele Chiarlo is one of Piedmont’s most prestigious winemakers, producing outstanding wines from some of the most exceptional sites in Piedmont, including Barolo’s world famous Cannubi and Cerequio vineyards.

This is a classic Barolo showing layers of leather, cloves and chocolate over a silky texture, elegant, long and beautifully balanced.

It has aromas of mature fruits are complemented by hints of wild mint, eucalyptus, herbs and fine spice. Rich on the palate with a tightly woven structure of fine tannins, it shows outstanding elegance and harmony from this truly unique Barolo cru.

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Michele Chiarlo is one of Piedmont’s most prestigious winemakers, producing outstanding wines from some of the most exceptional sites in Piedmont, including Barolo’s world famous Cannubi and Cerequio vineyards.

Founded in 1956 by Michele Chiarlo and now run by his sons Alberto and Stefano, the Chiarlo philosophy “is to capture the terroir” and with judicious use of oak they develop some wines for ageing and some which can be enjoyed earlier.

Their stunning collection of Barolo and Barbera wines consistently receive 90+ points from Wine Advocate, James Suckling and Wine Enthusiast.

This is a classic Barolo showing layers of leather, cloves and chocolate over a silky texture, elegant, long and beautifully balanced.

It has aromas of mature fruits are complemented by hints of wild mint, eucalyptus, herbs and fine spice. Rich on the palate with a tightly woven structure of fine tannins, it shows outstanding elegance and harmony from this truly unique Barolo cru.

Grapes: Nebbiolo

Abv: 13%

Bottle: 750ml

Match with Slow roasted pork or beef (such as a ragu), or cured meats like prosciutto. Whole roasted poultry is also a great option as it keeps the mild meat very juicy and succulent.

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