2001 Luciano Sandrone - Barolo Cannubi Boschis 750ml

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2001 Luciano Sandrone - Barolo Cannubi Boschis
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International Wine Cellar | 97

Deep ruby-red. Deep, pure aromas of red and black fruits, licorice and smoky oak. Supersweet and wonderfully deep, with extremely primary dark fruit and camphor flavors. Offers compelling breadth and palate coverage, not to mention impeccable balance. Seamless and complex. Perhaps best today on the slow-building, palate-staining finish, which features extremely fine tannins. One of my early favorites from this outstanding vintage. This has fruit of steel.

Author: Stephen Tanzer
Issue: Issue 117

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Wine Advocate | 95

The 2001 Barolo Cannubi Boschis is in a beautiful place right now. The aromas are starting to show the early signs of maturity, but there is plenty of fruit and depth in the glass. Sweet, layered and impeccable, the 2001 turns silky and delicate as its sits in the glass. Today my sense is that the 2001 won't be one of the more long-lived vintages. Hints of licorice, dried flowers and new leather are woven into the rich, textured, fabric. This is a great showing for the Cannubi Boschis.

Drink Dates: 2012-2021
Author: Antonio Galloni


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Wine Spectator | 96

Loads of blackberry, cherry and dark licorice character. Full-bodied and velvety, with chewy tannins and a long finish. Pretty. Loads of depth and style. Gorgeous. Sandrone makes the best Cannubi. Almost as great as the 2000. 840 cases made.

Drink Dates: 2008+
Author: James Suckling


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Score: 93
Author: JMC22
Trust Rating: 99
Tasted On: 07/01/2009
Drink Dates: 2005-2020
Strawberry, chewy overripe raspberry, and a bit of rhubarb and saddle leather. Supple with dusty tannins gripping the front of the tongue and striking acid holding a 1.5 second court on the back of the palate. Great bridge between old school and modern Barolo.
More Vintages and Sizes of Luciano Sandrone - Barolo Cannubi Boschis:

2008 (1.5L)

About This Producer


Long esteemed as a leading producer of the Piedmont, Luciano Sandrone is sometimes mislabeled a "modernizer" of the of the region. In truth, he is more of a relaxer of the mediums that make the wines here long-lived, but difficult to get around in their youth. The wines combine the lovely floral and leather/spice aromatics typical of Barolo with balanced red and dark fruit that is liberally dosed with appealing high-toned acidity.

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