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Arnaldo Rivera Barolo Ravera 2018 750ml
SKU: 02587

Arnaldo Rivera Barolo Ravera 2018

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750ml
$79.99
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Category Red Wine
Varietal
Origin Italy, Piedmont, Barolo
Brand Arnaldo Rivera
This Barolo comes from the Ravera Cru, a top site in Novello, sourced from six parcels at a high elevation of around 1300 feet. The nose is intensely smoky, with raspberry and strawberry aromas. The calcareous white soils produce beautiful fruit aromatics, whilst the due-south sun-facing aspect add considerable depth to the fruit and ripeness to the firm tannins. Directness of fruit is also brought forward by a degree less oak than their other Cru wines, with some smaller format wood -- but none of it new. It's sleek and stylish, a lifted wine that's taut and spicy with fine-grained tannins. There's tension and persistence here, with a long and elegant finish. A long and profound Barolo to approach now or cellar a good while, the Ravera is a classic.
Wine Spectator
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There's ripeness and almost viscosity to the macerated cherry, black currant, iron, tar and eucalyptus flavors in this intense Barolo, which has terrific midpalate presence and strikes a harmonious feel on the lingering finish. Best from 2026 through 2043. 375 cases made, 150 cases imported.

February 28, 2023

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