Simone Scaletta Chirlet Barolo 2015

Simone Scaletta Chirlet Barolo 2015

Simone Scaletta Chirlet Barolo 2015

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Barolo, often referred to as the "King of Wines," graces the Piedmontese landscape with its rolling vineyards and ancient villages. Here, the Nebbiolo grape reigns supreme, crafting wines that capture the essence of the land. Barolo's diverse terroir, marked by different soil types and microclimates, contributes to the depth and complexity of its wines. The 2015 vintage, known for its balance and structure, added an extra layer of significance to Barolo's legacy.

Tasting Note - Simone Scaletta Chirlet Barolo 2015:

Appearance: In the glass, the Simone Scaletta Chirlet Barolo 2015 presents a captivating garnet hue, revealing its regal character.

Aroma: On the nose, this Barolo offers an enticing bouquet of red fruit, florals, and intricate nuances. Ripe cherries, dried roses, and violets intertwine with hints of leather, tar, and a touch of earthiness.

Taste: The palate is an enchanting journey through Barolo's terroir and the distinguished 2015 vintage. Layers of red fruit, including succulent raspberries and cranberries, dance on the palate, delivering a harmonious and structured character. The wine's fine-grained tannins and balanced acidity create an elegant and lasting impression.

Finish: The finish is a testament to Barolo's grandeur, leaving behind a lingering essence of red berries, tobacco, and a subtle trace of truffle.

Food Pairing:

  1. Cape Grim Steak Tartare with Spiced Egg Emulsion (Wineology): Elevate your culinary experience by pairing the Simone Scaletta Chirlet Barolo 2015 with Cape Grim steak tartare from Wineology, served with spiced egg emulsion. The wine's depth and structure complement the dish's richness, creating an unforgettable combination.

  2. Black Barley with Asparagus, Honey Pecan, and Goat's Cheese (Wineology): Embrace the wine's versatility with black barley from Wineology, featuring asparagus, honey pecan, and goat's cheese. The Barolo's vibrant acidity harmonizes with the dish's complex flavors, resulting in a delightful pairing.

Indulge in the Simone Scaletta Chirlet Barolo 2015, a wine that encapsulates the grandeur of Barolo's terroir and the finesse of the 2015 vintage, while savoring the culinary offerings of Wineology.

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Tasting notes from our sommeliers:

A really special Barolo. Truffle on the nose, but fruit forward on the palate.

Country: Italy | Region: Piedmont

Winemaker: Simone Scaletta | Vintage: 2015

Style: Red | Variety: Nebbiolo

Primary Flavours: Leather, Oak, and Cherry

Acidity: 4.0 | Sweetness: 2.0 | Tannin: 4.0 | Body: 4.0 | Alcohol: 4.0

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