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Nebbiolo February 13, 2017
2012 Virago Nebbiolo
Wine Rating 
 
93

A slightly more opulent and fuller wine when compared to the debut 2011 release, but it is in no way missing structure or complexity that the Nebbiolo grape is known for. The nose has undergrowth with dark cherry and decaying rose petal that will continue to evolve over time.

The palate is all about structure at this point in it’s development with a web of drying tannins that’s interjected by tangy dark cherry that dries the mouth and prepares you for the next sip, the finish has a touch of kirsch liquor with blackberry and background oak adding dimension and contrast to the wines more savoury notes.

When to Drink

Optimal Drinking
2017 - 2025
Date Reviewed
02 12, 2017

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