Medium bodied, the Gigi Rosso Bricco San Pietro Barolo is pale ruby red, is acidic on the palate and has medium intensity. It can be quite complex with notes of cherry, chocolate licorice and leather and on the nose it is floral, with rose and violet aromas. An enjoyable wine, it also has a spicy pepperiness on the palate.
This Italian style wine, the Barolo, hails from Piedmont, the northeastern region of Italy, strictly and only from Nebbiolo grapes. This variety of grape is considered as the superstar grape variety, known for its strong aroma, described as “tar and roses”. As for its taste, this grape is famous for tasting like cherries, plums, violets, graphite, smoke, tar and minerals.
The Gigi Rosso Bricco San Pietro Barolo is a great wine to pair with a variety of dishes. Because of its acidity, it can cut through the richness, savoriness and fattiness of many recipes. You can pair this with beef stews, creamy pastas, roasted lamb and gamier proteins, such as deer or venison.
Store your unopened bottle in a cool, dry, and dark place safe from constant vibration. Keep your bottle horizontal in a wine rack or cellar to retain the moistness of the cork. The ideal temperature for storage is between 7 to 15°C. Once opened, a bottle will be good for 3 to 5 days standing upright in the refrigerator.