Giribaldi Barolo Double Magnum 3ltr in Wooden Box

Giribaldi Barolo Double Magnum 3ltr in Wooden Box

Precio habitual £175.00
Precio habitual Precio de oferta £175.00
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Immerse Yourself in the Grandeur: A Detailed Tasting Note for Giribaldi Barolo Double Magnum

The Giribaldi Barolo Double Magnum in its impressive wooden box is a captivating expression of Nebbiolo, the king grape of Piedmont in northern Italy. This 3-litre bottle, the equivalent of four standard bottles, is a statement piece designed for momentous occasions and discerning collectors. But beyond its grand format lies a symphony of flavours waiting to be explored.

A Visual Feast

The first impression comes from the wine's appearance. Pour yourself a generous glass and admire the captivating garnet hue that deepens towards the rim, hinting at subtle brick-red reflections. This colouration speaks volumes about the wine's ageing potential, promising a complex and rewarding experience. The clarity and gentle viscosity further add to the allure, suggesting a wine crafted with meticulous care.

An Enticing Bouquet

Swirl the glass and let the intoxicating aromas unfurl. Classic Barolo notes of dried rose petals and violets intertwine with earthy hints of tar and a touch of leather, creating a base of intriguing complexity. As the wine opens up, enticing nuances of ripe cherry, wild berries, licorice, and even a whisper of truffle emerge, adding another layer of intrigue.

A Dance on the Palate

The first sip of Giribaldi Barolo is a revelation. The wine displays remarkable structure and depth, with firm tannins that provide a robust backbone. This structure is beautifully balanced by vibrant acidity, ensuring a refreshing and lively character. A captivating interplay of flavours unfolds on the palate. Dried cherry, plum, and tobacco mingle with earthy notes of forest floor, hints of spice, and a touch of balsamic character. The finish is exceptionally long and lingers with a pleasant dryness, leaving behind impressions of dried fruit and subtle minerality.

Beyond the Glass: Serving Suggestions and Food Pairings

The Giribaldi Barolo Double Magnum is a wine best enjoyed with some thought and preparation. Due to its full-bodied nature and bold tannins, it pairs exceptionally well with rich and flavourful dishes. Here are some suggestions to elevate your dining experience:

  • Braised meats: Slow-cooked red meat dishes like braised oxtail, venison stew, or beef bourguignon are perfect partners for Barolo. The richness of the meat stands up to the wine's tannins, while the braising process brings out flavours that complement the wine's earthy undertones.
  • Roasted game: Roast pheasant, duck, or boar are excellent choices. The gaminess of the meat is balanced by the Barolo's fruitiness and acidity, creating a harmonious pairing.
  • Bold vegetarian options: Don't neglect vegetarian options! Hearty mushroom dishes, lentil stews, or rich pasta dishes with truffle or ragu sauces can all hold their own against Barolo's boldness.

Serving Temperature

To fully appreciate the complexities of Giribaldi Barolo, ensure it is served at the right temperature. Ideally, aim for a cool room temperature, around 16-18°C (60-64°F). Decanting the wine for at least 30 minutes before serving can also help soften the tannins and allow the aromas to develop further.

A Celebration in Every Bottle

The Giribaldi Barolo Double Magnum is a wine crafted for celebration. Its impressive size makes it ideal for sharing with a group of loved ones over a special meal. The depth and complexity of the wine itself ensure a memorable tasting experience, leaving a lasting impression on every palate.

Order your Giribaldi Barolo Double Magnum today from The General Wine Company and embark on a journey into the heart of Piedmont.


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