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1966 Barolo Riserva Marchese Villadoria 72cl / 13.5%
A bottle of Marchese Villadoria 1966 Barolo Riserva from Piedmont, Italy.
Barolo is a red Denominazione di Origine Controllata e Garantita (DOCG) wine produced in the northern Italian region of Piedmont. Made from the Nebbiolo grape variety, it is regarded as one of Italy's greatest wines, and is characterised by its rich tannic structure, rust-red colouration and 'tar and roses' aromas.
Barolo is required by law to be aged for at least 38 months after the harvest prior to release, of which at least 18 months must be in wood. To gain the classification of Riserva the minimum ageing period prior to release is five years.
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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.
Base of neck