Flavio Saglietti Barolo Cerequio 2016 DOCG from the legendary Cerequio vineyard convinces with its elegance, balance and warmth.
The powerful tannins are beautifully balanced, and the variety of aromas ranges from fruity, berry to balsamic notes. Not to forget the great storage potential.
The 2016 Barolo vintage is considered the vintage of the century and this Cerequio is one of the best this winery has pressed.
In 2006, Flavio Saglietti acquired 3000 square meters in the legendary Cerequio vineyard. The Cru Cerequio is located on the eastern side of the vineyards of the municipality of La Morra, called Bricco del Dente, which is the highest at 553m above sea level Vineyard in this area is.
Flavio's Barolo Cerequio is characterized by balanced aromas, elegance, structure and warmth. The powerful but very well integrated tannins are also typical of this location. These Baroli have a high aging potential.
The harvest takes place during the month of October and after a careful selection, the grapes are harvested by hand. After destemming and light pressing, they are then fermented in a temperature-controlled stainless steel tank. After that, the Barolo is aged for 24 months. 12 months in large oak barrels and then another 12 months in barriques. Finally, a 12-month bottle storage follows before the wine is sold. A great Barolo, ready to drink now and for the next 20+ years. A wonderful accompaniment to game, roasts, red meat and mature cheese.