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2005 Ca` del Baio Barbaresco Val Grande

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$48.00

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WA 92

Quick Overview

Ca' del Baio is a family run winery, Giulio, his wife and 3 young daughters, the fourth generation. The name of the winery...

Product Overview

Ca' del Baio is a family run winery, Giulio, his wife and 3 young daughters, the fourth generation. The name of the winery comes from Baio which translates in that type of workhorse with large and hairy hoofs. Ca' stands for house, the house of horses, since in the old days it used to be a horse stable. They have been making great progress in the last 6/7 years as they find their own voice and steer away from the trends of the moment (barriques, extraction, color). Their wines are now the epitome of elegance, favoring the subtle character of Nebbiolo rather than power and muscle. Each cru has its own distinct character: Valgrande the most traditional in winemaking, only large old slavonian oak, and yet the most delicate.

Wine Details

Bottle Size 750ml
Vintage 2005
Varietal Nebbiolo
Producer Ca' del Baio
Region Piedmont
Color Red
Country Italy
Featured Product No
Price $48.00

Wine Advocate (WA) Review

WA 92
The 2005 Barbaresco Valgrande is the freshest and most perfumed of these offerings. There is an attractive floral lift to the bright red cherry fruit as this wine continues to develop positively in the glass. The tannins remain a bit prominent, but the wine offers outstanding length and a pretty, refreshing finish. Anticipated maturity: 2009-2017.-Antonio Galloni
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