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Barolo Riserva 'Cerretta Vigna Bricco', Altare

Barolo Riserva 'Cerretta Vigna Bricco', Altare
  • Located in Serralunga, the Cerretta vineyard plays host to some of Barlo’s greatest names, including Giacomo Conterno
  • Southern exposure
  • Grown mostly in clay
  • Yields average about 5 tons per hectare
  • Maceration at 4 to 5 days (rotary fermenters bring depth and structure)
  • Aged for two years in French barriques before resting in bottle prior to release
  • 500 cases are made annually
Producer:
Vintage:
2014
Country:
Italy
Region:
Piedmont
Appellation:
Barolo
Variety:
Nebbiolo
Color:
Red
Farming Practice:
Practicing Organic

Press & Reviews

Wine Advocate

Score:
95
Date:
2020-07-23

Vinous Media

Score:
94+
Date:
2018-02-01
Review:
Deep, powerful and resonant in the glass, it fills out its ample frame nicely. Black cherry, plum, chocolate, menthol, licorice and dark spice flesh out in an ample, textured Barolo that shows why the Barolos of Serralunga are so compelling.