Cascina Ca'Rossa Langhe Nebbiolo

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Cascina CaRossa Nebbiolo

The color is light ruby red. Complex and fruity on the nose with delicate notes of rose and violet. Well-structured, fat, robust, and slightly tannic on the palate Food Pairings: Raw meat appetizers like the tartare or carpaccio, and ripe cheese.

"The Langhe Nebbiolo is an attractive, plump Nebbiolo best suited to near-term drinking. There is a juiciness and spiciness to the fruit I find highly appealing."

-Wine Advocate

Purchase Cascina Ca'Rossa Langhe Nebbiolo

  • Vintage: 2009
  • Region: Piedmont, Italy
  • Lifespan: Drink through 2014
  • Grape: Nebbiolo

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