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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:
2012
Country:
Italy
Region:
Piedmont
Appellation:
Barolo
Variety:
Nebbiolo
Color:
Red
Farming Practice:
Practicing Organic

Press & Reviews

Wine Advocate

Score:
95
Date:
2018-06-29

Spectator

Score:
93
Date:
2018-12-05
Review:
Expressive aromas of licorice, sweet spices, coffee and cherry mark this muscular red. The assertive tannins should fall into line in time. Excellent length. Best from 2022 through 2043. 460 cases made, 160 cases imported.

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