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Barolo 1961 Francesco Poncini & Figlio 70cl / 14%
A bottle of Barolo 1961 Francesco Poncini & Figlio.
Barolo is made with the Nebbiolo grape variety in the Piedmont region in an area of the Langhe immediately to the east of Alba and must be aged for a minimum of 2 years (at least 9 months in oak) prior to release, and aged for at least 4 years to be considered a riserva. Similar in style to Barbaresco, the principal difference between the two wines is that the tannins of Barbaresco tend to soften sooner.
Please see images for fill level and label condition. Note general wear.
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This bottle does not appear to be leaking. While we take every care to pack bottles securely we cannot guarantee that old corks and closures will not leak in transit.