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Fenocchio Barolo DOCG Cannubi
Azienda Agricola Giacomo Fenocchio
Italy - Piemonte - Barolo DOCG

Fenocchio's 1/2 hectare Cannubi vineyard was purchased by the family in the late 1800's & is considered to be among the finest. The vineyard is on a low-lying hill, planted on Tortonian soil (blue marl and sandstone mixed with sand), which gives perfume and velvet to the wine.

Intense, rich and inviting aromas of ripe raspberries, roses, violets and warm spice notes.
Complex, harmonious and concentrated. Well balanced between noble tannins and ripe lush fruit. It is full bodied and mouth-filling with a finish that is long and lingering. It is a wine noted for its longevity.

Specifications
Appellation
Barolo DOCG
Wine Type
Red
Varietal(s)
100% Nebbiolo
Agricultural Practices
Sustainable
Soil type
Tortonian soil (blue marl and sandstone mixed with sand)
Vinification
5-6 months in stainless steel tanks and then 30 months in Slovenian oak cask (35-50 hectoliters foudre).
Pairings

The Barolo Cannubi pairs well with dishes of red meat, game and aged cheeses, which are typical of the local cuisine, as well as with many rich international dishes.

Reviews and News

2013 Giacomo Fenocchio Barolo DOCG Cannubi - 97 PTS - TOP 100 - JS

2013 Giacomo Fenocchio Barolo DOCG Cannubi - 97 PTS - TOP 100 - JS

james suckling hq logo plain"Wow. This is so perfumed and beautiful with scents of berry, walnut, dried herb and cherry. So subtle. Full body, super integrated tannins and a long finish. Gorgeous. Best Cannubi this year? Drink or hold."
- James Suckling (July 2017), 97 pts - Rank #29 of the Top 100 Italian Wines of 2017

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Producer Information: Azienda Agricola Giacomo Fenocchio

The Fenocchio estate was founded in 1864. The 12-hectare estate has been handed down for over five generations. Giacomo Fenocchio was responsible for adding vineyard land and focusing on exports, ...
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