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Buttafuoco Storico D.O.C. Oltrepó Pavese 2017

Buttafuoco Storico D.O.C. Oltrepó Pavese 2017

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“Wine makes every meal an occasion, every table more elegant, every day more civilized” – Andrè Simon

Sommelier's Notes

Wine Profile

Varietal

Barbera, Croatina, Uva Rara, Vespolina

Aging Style

Barrique

Color

Garnet Red with Orange nuances

Body

Full-bodied

Sweetness

Dry

Tasting Notes

Bouquet

Complex, intense, delicate and well structured with hints of berries and red fruit.

Flavor

Dry, full bodied, pleasantly sapid with an exceptional aromatic aroma. Lingering and harmonic

Food Pairing

Roasted meat, salami, charcuterie, aged cheese

Tannins | 80%

Fruity | 80%

Floral | 50%

Spices | 75%

Minerals | 65%

Serving Facts

Cellaring

20 Years

Calories

63 cals (per glass, 3 oz)

Residual Sugars

3 (gr/L)

Alcohol
Content

14.5% ABV

Decante

60 mins

Serving
Temperature

18-20 °C

Distinctions

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Awards

4 grappoli

AIS

Gold Medal

Wien

Silver Medal

Bruxelles

Gold Star

T.C.I.

Silver Medal

International challenge

Gold Medal, 2011

Slow Wine Awards

Slow Wine Awards

2 Glasses

Gambero Rosso

Production Notes

  • Hand-harvested in late September.
  • Grapes undergo a 5-months "passimento" in the fruttaio.
  • The wine ages in oak casks for 12 months, followed by 12 months in French oak barriques, and 24 additional months in cool cellars after bottling.