Renato Ratti Barolo Marcenasco 2014 - Argonaut Liquor

Renato Ratti Barolo Marcenasco 2014

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Renato Ratti Barolo Marcenasco 2014
$52.99
$50.34

SKU 54475

750ml

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Color: garnet red. A bouquet with traces of licorice and tobacco. Full flavored, full-bodied and elegant. Noble and generous, glory of old Piedmont, a wine suitable for long aging, Barolo is the absolute master of the table. It conquers the palate with the conviction of strength, harmony and fullness and holds its sway at length. Barolo Marcenasco has ancient origins. There are historical documents from the "Rigestum Comunis Albae" that bear witness to the cultivation of the Nebbiolo wine in the "Marcenascum" area already back in the 12th Century. Barolo Marcenasco is smooth, balanced, elegant and faithfully, best to drink between 6 to 12 years after the vintage. Red meats on the spit or grilled, game, "grande cuisine" white and red meat dishes and aged cheeses.

Category Red Wine
Varietal
Region Italy, Piedmont, Barolo
Brand Renato Ratti
Alcohol/vol 13.5%
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Wine EnthusiastAromas of wild berry, pressed rose, ground clove and a balsamic note of menthol lead the way. Elegantly structured, the youthfully austere, precise palate delivers cherry, cranberry, star anise and crushed mint while bright acidity and tightly wound tannins provide the taut framework. Give it time to fully unwind and develop. Drink 2024-2029.

Kerin O'Keefe, October 1, 2018
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Wine AdvocateMarcenasco is a trademarked name that belongs to the Renato Ratti estate, but it also refers to a vineyard in the La Morra township. The 2014 Barolo Marcenasco offers dark and rich aromas of pressed rose with dark fruit, smoke and tar. The fruit almost appears to be on the ripe side, yet the wine also reveals the depth and the sophistication of aged Nebbiolo. In the mouth, Marcenasco is a bit thinner than your average vintage, and it has touches of sour cherry fruit on the close.

Monica Larner, June 29, 2018

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