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2007 Massolino Barolo DOCG Wine
A medium garnet color in the glass this wine has a heady, high-toned nose of bright cherries and vanilla oak aromas with a hint of anise. In the mouth it is bright, with good acidity and primary flavors of cherry and pomegranate suffused with light tannins. The wine finishes strong and long, very long, tapering off into a sweet note that undoubtedly has again to do with the oak. This is a pretty, refined wine that is pleasant to drink

A family run outfit in the town of Serralunga D' Alba, one of the five principal villages where Barolo is produced in this far northwestern corner of Italy. Winemaking runs in the blood of the Massolino family, as they The Massolino family has been making wine since 1896, and currently three generations are involved in the day to day winemaking activities.The oldest generation continues to oversee the work of the two sons, Giovanni and Renato, who split responsibilities for the vineyards and the cellar management, while Giovanni's son, Franco, is the winemaker. The family owns and works approximately 35 acres of prime Barolo vineyards, and was one of the first families in the area to focus on treating each section of their vineyards separately -- harvesting, crushing, fermenting, and barreling each according to its individual character and needs.

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