2017 Barolo DOCG Antario

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2017 Barolo DOCG Antario

Nobody knows with certainty when humans began to grow wines, but we do know that for thousands of years they have looked to the sky and the stars for guidance in making the best choices. Antario takes its name from Antares, the brightest star of the Scorpio constellations, and is a selection of iconic wines coming from the best vineyards in Piedmont.

Tasting Notes

Deep ruby red with a bouquet of violet, spices and pepper. Great depth of character on the palate with classic damson fruit flavours and a good amount of spice.



The grapes are selected from the sunny vineyards located on the Langhe hills.


The grapes are carefully picked by hand in the second half of October.


After picking the grapes are immediately destemmed and crushed. Fermentation takes place exclusively with indigenous yeasts, naturally reaching around 30˚C. Frequent remontage is carried out during fermentation for optimum extraction of colour and tannins. Malolactic occurs naturally.


The wine is aged for 6 months in stainless steel, then for 30 months in traditional large Slavonian oak barrels.


Year 2016
Bottle Size 750ml
Cultivar 100% Nebbiolo
Country Italy
Alcohol content  14%
Units of Alcohol per Bottle
10.5 units
Type Red Wine
Food Matches Ideal with roast meats and aged cheeses.
Cellaring Potential 2 years
Allergen Information Contains sulphites
Origin Piedmont