Taliano Michele Barbaresco Ad Altiora 2003
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Taliano Michele Barbaresco Ad Altiora 2003 has a lovely deep garnet hue, with legs like a Victorian aquaduct. Creamy and sweet raspberry and blackberry fruit, gentle oak spice and leathery, smokey overtones on the nose. On the palate, bright berry fruit gives way to pepper and tar spice, with blackcurrant-scented acidity and plenty of Nebbiolo's fine grained, drying tannins providing structure. Mature and nicely rounded, the long finish has notes of dark-roasted coffee, violets and sweet bramble fruit.
Grape Variety: Nebbiolo
Bottle Size: 75cl
Closure: Natural cork
Style: Mature and full bodied
Drink With: Bollito misto
"Ad Altiora" is a Latin phrase meaning "the higher", indicating the desire of the Taliano family to constantly strive to improve the qualities of this wine year after year. As fine as it already is, they are always aiming higher.