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2011 Virago Nebbiolo

2011 Virago Nebbiolo

 
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2011 Virago Nebbiolo

Wine Details

Winery
Virago
Vintage
2011
Grape Variety
Nebbiolo
Region
Beechworth
Alcohol (%)
14
Purchase Price ($)
55
Wine Rating
95
Closure
Cork
Source
Sample

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2011 Virago Nebbiolo
Wine Rating 
 
95

Impressive packaging, and even more impressive contents. 2011 will go down in folklore as such an incredibly tough vintage, however whether it be variety, site, expert viticulture, winemaking or a little luck this is a great release that is showing all it’s complexities after 5 years in bottle.

The wines come from a tiny vineyard that has a little over 2000 vines planted, with the wines then produced by none other than Rick Kinzbrunner. In terms of colour the wine has light to medium red colour with great clarity, the nose abounds with rose petals, crunchy undergrowth and is afforded delicate french oak overtones to finish.

An elegant, textural and moreish wine that enjoys the interplay between juicy acidity, touches of baking spice from oak and drying, dark cherry and plum fruit that have a veneer of fine, drying tannins and a considerable, crunchy, dark berry fruited finish.

When to Drink

Optimal Drinking
2017 - 2025
Date Reviewed
02 12, 2017