Barolo "Perno" DOCG 2012 Sordo
The denomination of controlled and guaranteed Origin is that of "Barolo DOCG", which guarantees its full respect for the typical local Piedmont tradition. The 100% pure Nebbiolo grape is used for its production. For this particular production a vineyard of exceptional value is used. What is found in the hamlet of Perno, from the point of view of wine history historically one of the most prestigious areas of the entire territory of the municipality of Monforte d'Alba. And from Perno comes this extraordinary Barolo, which the Sordo winery produces with Nebbiolo grapes vinified in purity, and left to ripen two years in large Slavonian oak barrels. The result is an intense and profound wine from the first sight, with its luminous and clear color, ample and composite in its perfumes, with ripe fruity tones that harmonize wonderfully with tertiary nuances, noble and austere to taste, with powerful tannins they relate to the sapidity and generosity of the structure. It is a Barolo to be reserved for your best weekend dinners, but if you decide to uncork for the most important and formal occasions, you can rest assured that you will surely make a beautiful figure. If then you can forget it in the cellar for a few years, then surprises - certainly positive - can be even bigger.
Organoleptic Data Barolo Perno DOCG
The organoleptic examination allows us to appreciate a wine with an intense ruby red color with abundant garnet reflections. The scent is that of a broad, rich and complex bouquet, composed of hints of ripe dark fruit, such as plum and cherry, with references to cocoa, tobacco and oak, and menthol and spicy nuances. Finally, the taste is warm on the palate, well structured in the tannic texture, savory, balanced and of excellent persistence.
Suggested pairing while tasting this excellent Piedmont wine
It is recommended to serve the Barolo Perno DOCG of Sordo to accompany local Piedmont dishes. Excellent with red meat or game preparations. Exceptional with braised beef. It should be served in a large Gran Ballon type glass at a temperature of 18 ° C.