Giuseppe Mascarello Barolo Monprivato

Country: 
Italy
Region: 
Piedmont
Item code: 
IMS234
Vintage: 
2013
Bottle sizes: 
750 ML
Appellation: 
Barolo
Wine type: 
Red
Giuseppe Mascarello
Varietals: 
Nebbiolo
The Mauro Mascarello family MONPRIVATO vineyard is located in the village of Castiglione Falletto, and is a classic prime medium-hillside site stretching over six hectares (15 acres) at 280 metres above sea level, in the heart of the Barolo wine-growing area. It is historic vineyard, as is confirmed by old land registry archives dating back to 1666.
Southwest.
Silty, calcareous, packed with active limestone, composed of blue-grey marl of marine formation from the Helvetian era of the Miocene epoch, Tertiary period.
Hand harvested towards the middle of October. Estate-grown bunches thinned during the summer undergo traditional-style, floating cap fermentation for 20/25 days.
Estate-grown bunches thinned during the summer undergo traditional-style, floating cap fermentation for 20/25 days.
The wine is then matured in medium-sized Slavonian oak barrels for around 38 months.
96
A perfumed style, boasting floral, cherry, kirsch and licorice flavors. Slightly chewy, yet elegant overall, with fine balance and a lingering finish of macerated cherry, earth and tobacco notes.Shows fine length and intensity, leaving an essence of mineral.Best from 2021 through 2043. From Italy. - B.S.
Field Publication Computed: 
Wine Spectator
Field Rating Computed: 
96\nA perfumed style, boasting floral, cherry, kirsch and licorice flavors. Slightly chewy, yet elegant overall, with fine balance and a lingering finish of macerated cherry, earth and tobacco notes.Shows fine length and intensity, leaving an essence of mineral.Best from 2021 through 2043. From Italy. - B.S.\n