Red

2016 Castello di Neive Barbaresco Gallina

Nebbiolo

  • Italy
  • Piedmont
  • Langhe
  • Barbaresco
Drink between 2021 - 2026 (Edit)
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Community Tasting Notes 2

  • atbarbar Likes this wine: 90 points

    December 4, 2020 - I agree with the previous note. Fairly tight, it takes a couple of days to fully open up. Red garnet with already some brick on the rim. Quite inexpressive on the nose on the first day. Then some pepper, and a tiny tiny bit of violets. Very restrained also on the palate. Grippy tannins bright acidity, that on the second day become very sweet. Orange rind and some balsamic. Overall very balanced, mid-weight barbaresco that will not gain much in complexity but it will become very pleasant. It probably needs another 2-5 years in order to offer more.

  • EMichels wrote: 88 points

    January 2, 2020 - Super tight; Clean fruit; pleasant but not terribly expressive

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2016
  • Type Red
  • Producer Castello di Neive
  • Varietal Nebbiolo
  • Designation n/a
  • Vineyard Gallina
  • Country Italy
  • Region Piedmont
  • SubRegion Langhe
  • Appellation Barbaresco

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 2 (6%)
  • In Cellars 27 (77%)
  • Consumed 6 (17%)

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