Batasiolo

Cost: $42.59
Grape Variety: Nebbiolo
Category: Red wine
Location Bought: Blackbeard’s, Cayman Islands
Country: Italy
Region: Barolo, Piedmont
Format: 750 mL
Producer: Beni Di Batasiolo
Alcohol: 13.5% Alcohol/Vol.
Description: Medium ruby with garnet overtones in colour and a medium intense nose.

An expensive wine to pair with pizza, but oh so worth it.

Positives: This complex wine features cedar, sour cherry, thyme, oregano, anise, red currants, pomegranate, leather, dried cranberry, tobacco & blood orange on the finish. Medium body with medium+ tannins, good acidity & a long length.

Negatives: None

Drink now or over the next 10 years on its own or pair it with New York style pizza.

Interesting Point: Thanks to Roberto for recommending this

Tasted: 26 January 2014

Score: 9/10, Value: 9/10 Total: 18/20

Out of 5 stars, I rated this wine: 4

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