Welcome! This is our Prunotto Bric Turot Barbaresco review.
Prunotto Bric Turot Barbaresco is a red wine made from Nebbiolo grapes grown in the Barbaresco DOCG area in Piedmont, Italy.
It is a single vineyard wine produced from the Bric Turot vineyard, located in the village of Barbaresco.
This wine is aged for several years in oak barrels and in the bottle, resulting in a complex and elegant wine.
Find below our Prunotto Bric Turot Barbaresco full review along with our food pairings recommendations, serving tips, curiosity, and where you can buy it.
Our Prunotto Bric Turot Barbaresco Review
Prunotto Bric Turot Barbaresco review: What's its color?
Prunotto Bric Turot Barbaresco has a pale garnet color, when swirled, the wine leaves long and slow legs on the glass, indicating its full-bodied nature.
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Prunotto Bric Turot Barbaresco taste like?
Prunotto Bric Turot Barbaresco is entirely made from Nebbiolo grapes and aged in oak barrels for at least 12 months.
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On the nose, it is intense and complex, with aromas of red fruit like cherry and raspberry, along with floral notes of violets and rose petals.
There are also hints of spices, such as cinnamon and clove, as well as tobacco and leather.
Is Prunotto Bric Turot Barbaresco sweet?
No, it’s not sweet. Prunotto Bric Turot Barbaresco wine is a dry wine.
Dry wine contains less than 15 g/L.
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Prunotto Bric Turot Barbaresco review: Which food pairs well with it?
Prunotto Bric Turot Barbaresco pairs well with a range of dishes, including roasted meats, such as lamb and beef.
It pairs also very well with rich and hearty pasta dishes, such as mushroom risotto, beef ragù or truffle tagliolini.
The wine also pairs well with aged cheeses, such as Parmigiano Reggiano, and dark chocolate.
Prunotto Bric Turot Barbaresco review: What's its alcohol content?
Prunotto Bric Turot Barbaresco wine’s alcohol content is 13.5%.
In case you wonder about alcohol content or more precisely Alcohol By Volume, i.e. ABV, measure the alcoholic strength of a drink.
There is a direct relationship between the sugar left in the wine after the alcoholic fermentation has taken place, i.e. Residual Sugar or RS, and ABV.
During alcoholic fermentation, the yeast transforms the sugar in the grape juice into alcohol.
Grapes with high residual sugar will therefore produce dry wine with a high ABV.
How many calories are in a glass of Prunotto Bric Turot Barbaresco wine?
According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture  a 5-ounce glass will contain about 120 to 130 calories.
Alcohol contains 7 calories per gram. So a wine with high ABV will have a higher calories per glass than a wine with low ABV.
Furthermore, sugar contributes to the calorie count.
A dry wine will usually have 4 calories per grams vs a sweet wine that will have around 20 calories per grams of carbs, which include sugar.
What is Prunotto?
Here is an extract from the Prunotto website:
“Prunotto is located in Alba, in the heart of The Langhe, halfway between Barbaresco and Barolo, on the southeast side of the Tanaro River on a gentle hillside surrounded by vineyards stretching throughout The Langhe and Roero.“
Prunotto Bric Turot Barbaresco is a complex and elegant wine that showcases the best of Nebbiolo grapes grown in the Barbaresco DOCG area.
Its intense and complex aromas, full-bodied palate, and long finish make it an ideal wine to pair with hearty meat dishes and aged cheeses.
While it can be enjoyed now, it also has the potential to age and develop further complexity over the years.
If you’re a fan of Nebbiolo wines, Prunotto Bric Turot Barbaresco is definitely worth trying.
Once you had it, we’d love to know your opinion, so reach out and let’s know what you think! Enjoy!
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