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La Spinetta Barbaresco Vigneto Gallina 2016
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La Spinetta Barbaresco Vigneto Gallina 2016

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750ml
$150.00
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Category Red Wine
Varietal
Region Italy, Piedmont, Barbaresco
Brand La Spinetta
Alcohol/vol 14.5%
Attractive, sensual, balanced. A soft and persuasive Barbaresco. Velvety tannins and great body define this wine, that ends with a fruity finish and floral note. Pair with risotto with porcini mushrooms, chicken cacciatore.
Vinous
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Supremely elegant and light on its feet, La Spinetta's 2016 Barbaresco Vigneto Gallina is simply fabulous. Freshly cut flowers, mint, spice and a touch of French oak add nuance to a core of sweet red/purplish berry fruit. Wonderfully supple and racy, the Gallina captures every bit of the potential 2016 had to offer. This is such a gorgeous wine. I can't remember tasting a Gallina here with this much diversity.

Antonio Galloni, November 2019
Wine Advocate
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The 2016 Barbaresco Gallina Vürsù is a streamlined wine that brings less to the table in terms of richness but more in terms of intensity and structure. The tannins here are well integrated, and there are some light notes of spice and tobacco, but this beautiful Nebbiolo still has a way to go. This vintage should look forward to aging gracefully. The wine ages in oak for 22 months. Production is ample with 10,500 bottles made.

Monica Larner, June 28, 2019
Wine Enthusiast
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This opens with aromas of chopped celery, grilled herb and balsamic notes. On the palate, you'll find orange zest, licorice, powdered sage and caramelized onion alongside astringent tannins.

Kerin O'Keefe, October 1, 2019