Giovanni Almondo top Roero Nebbiolo bottling.
Grapes: 100% Nebbiolo
Vinification: 18-22 days maceration on the skins. Fermentation at 25-28°C in stainless steel tanks
Ageing: 10 months in barrique (French oak, light toasted – 50% new oak) and 12 months in large casks (untoasted Slavonian oak)
Bottles produced: 5,000
Alcohol: 14% abv
SCORES AND AWARDS
⭐ 93 points - Antonio Galloni (Vinous)
Colour: Medium Garnet
Nose: Expressive bouquet evoking scents of blackcurrant, red flowers, cinnamon and anise
Palate: Mineral, fresh and well-balanced in the mouth with dark red fruit and earthy notes, firm tannins and good acidity. The finish is long and remarkably intense
- Giovanni Almondo has been described as one of the very finest producers in the Roero. Famed locally as a “go-to” producer for their whites, it would be a mistake to ignore Almondo’s Nebbiolos.