Barolo, Brunate
Roberto Voerzio

Barolo, Brunate, 2016


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vintage

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2016
6x75cl
DP
£1,459.22


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Tasting Notes


Maturity:
Keep

ABV:
14.5 %

Notes

Surprisingly expressive and vivid, much less closed than usual. Dark aromatics of violet, incense and blueberries with mint and herbal notes. Very attractive, layered and complex aromas. Medium bodied with high intensity and taut, vibrant tannins, a lifted character. Dark but not heavy, great vitality and detail with an interesting savoury, stony quality to the finish. Meditation wine. One of the great crus of Barolo, situated high up in the La Morra commune just underneath La Serra, with an east / south East exposure. Aged for two years in a mix of big and small barrels, light toast, French oak (15, 20, 30 and 35 HL sizes for the big barrels.)


specifications

country:
Italy

region:
Piedmont

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Roberto Voerzio

Roberto Voerzio

Roberto Voerzio is undeniably one of the stars of Piedmont and a Barolo producer with a world-wide following, his philosophy is a simple one; from the healthiest lowest-yielding vines, in the greatest plots, come the very finest wines. His vineyard management is meticulous and covers hard pruning, green harvesting, pruning, and leaf thinning which, together with his policy of having high planting density, result in an exceptionally small production. The yields are the lowest in the region, 500g of fruit per vine for the crus and even 1kg per vine for Dolcetto and Barberas - the yield of most top growers' best Barlo Crus. In the winery Roberto's vision is to make the purest expression of Nebbiolo as possible. Fermentations are with wild yeasts, extractions are very gentle using the light "pumping over" technique, elevage takes place in both french oak with a maximum of 30% new, both large casks and barriques. The wines are an exquisite mix of intensity and lightness, measured concentration and bright juicy, moreish flavours. The Voerzios are not afraid to reject a cuvée either, if hail or a fermentation deviation prevents quality from being tip top, as with Cerequio in 2011 and La Serra in 2006. Some of Italy's greatest wines.

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