Original
7 Ratings
La Spinetta Barbaresco Vigneto Starderi

Wine Details

Vineyard

La Spinetta

Varietal

Nebbiolo

Style

Red

Region

PiedmontItaly

Wine Description

(2004 Vintage) Wine making process: Time of harvest: beginning to middle of October Cellar: LA SPINETTA Castagnole Lanze Fermentation: alcoholic fermentation for 7-8 days in rotofermenters at controlled temperature, malolactic fermentation in oak Aging: entirely in new, medium toasted French oak for 20-22 months Bottling: transfer to stainless steal vats for 3 months before bottling, aging in bottles for another 12 months Specialties: read more...Wine making process: Time of harvest: beginning to middle of October Cellar: LA SPINETTA Castagnole Lanze Fermentation: alcoholic fermentation for 7-8 days in rotofermenters at controlled temperature, malolactic fermentation in oak Aging: entirely in new, medium toasted French oak for 20-22 months Bottling: transfer to stainless steal vats for 3 months before bottling, aging in bottles for another 12 months Specialties: no filtration and no clarifying Release: 3 years after harvest Wine description: Colour: dense red Bouquet: complex, explosive scent of fruit, sweet spices, liquorice and chocolate Taste: thick and concentrated, dark berries, liquorice, exceptional balance of sweet tannins and acidity Evolution: 25-30 years Available bottle sizes: normal and Riserva Magnum Pairings: ideal with grilled food, sauced and elaborated meat and wild game (hide)

Expert Reviews
  • Wine Advocate
    (2000 Vintage) Rating: 93/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 149 on Oct-03