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UK-exclusive, legendary 100% Nebbiolo by Malvirà. 3 “bicchieri”, Gambero Rosso
This fabulous wine is made from 100% Nebbiolo, grown facing south-east in Roero on the banks of the Tanaro river. The grapes were hand-harvested in October, and fermented in stainless steel. The wine was then matured for 24 months in oak barrels, and for 12 months in bottle. Now the 2012 vintage can be enjoyed in full, as the austere and powerful tannins of Nebbiolo have softened and the flavours have evolved. The label features the esoteric crest of Malvirà, which sends a profound message: an angel and a demon spinning the wheel of fortune.
Malvirà is the most influential producer in Roero, and possibly the most innovative as well. Their winery is organic certified and carbon neutral, constructed deep underground with geothermal heating and cooling systems.
Tasting notes: Deep, ruby colour. Pronounced, enveloping aromas of dried rose, tobacco, spices, mint, and chocolate. On the palate, it is complex and dry, with a full body and powerful yet soft tannins. Fresh acidity complements the rich, deep flavours, which have a long finish.
Awards: Gambero Rosso: 3 bicchieri (2008 vintage) | James Suckling: 92/100
Here is a short summary of our shipping arrangement. For details please visit our Delivery and Returns page.
We use UPS or FedEx for Mainland UK to make sure you get your wine as quickly as possible. We work with Parcel Force to deliver to Highlands and Norther Ireland because that's very economical
We love our wine and do handle it with care - each bottle is packaged in a special inflated envelope to reduce the risk of breakage.
Individual bottles get shipped in boxes, and two bottles is the minimum quantity per order. The Checkout form will advise you if you need to add more bottles to complete an order.
We deliver to the United Kingdom (England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland) and Channel Islands.
If you wish to make a return or if something went wrong with the order you placed, please email us at orders[AT]independent.wine and we will help you to sort things out.