Antoniolo Coste della Sesia Nebbiolo Juvenia 2018 medium bodied Italian red wine

Antoniolo. Coste della Sesia Nebbiolo 'Juvenia'

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Coste delle Sesia DOC
Grape Nebbiolo

This is a pure Nebbiolo made from the young vines of the estate’s vineyards, all of which fall within the Gattinara DOCG. The thinking behind Juvenia is to make a good red wine that is ready to drink as soon as it is released; for the fruit to be open and typical of other Antoniolo wines, whilst at the same time being affordable enough to enjoy on a regular basis.

The Nebbiolo is harvested by hand alongside the fruit for the Gattinara and is sorted before being left to a spontaneous fermentation in steel tanks, then it is aged in steel for another year and a half before being bottled, and then aged for another year before its release.

Producer: Antoniolo

old notes

A little deeper than usual, 2017 was a warm vintage and this has some spice and smoke on the nose, the fruit is rich and floral with rose, damson and black cherry fruit.  More mini-Gattinara than Coste della Sesia.

Unforced Nebbiolo fruit with fine tannins gently gripping rose petal and dark berry fruit flavours. A charming, classic mineral wine which is drinking beautifully now and will continue to evolve with grace.  13.5%

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