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2005 Roberto Voerzio Barolo Brunate

ITALY / PIEDMONT / LA MORRA
  • 95 WA
  • 99 WS
  • Variety
    Nebbiolo
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SKU: 43656-2005

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$195.00

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  • Wine Spectator | Rating: 99

    Shows dried blackberry and blueberry aromas, with hints of vanilla. Full-bodied, with layers of ripe tannins and incredible fruit. This is an amazing young wine, with loads of fruit concentration and a long finish of ripe tannins. Mind-blowing.
    Author: James Suckling
  • Wine Advocate | Rating: 95

    The 2005 Barolo Brunate, on the other hand, has begun to come out of its shell and is incredibly expressive. Layers of fresh, vibrant Brunate fruit emerge from this dark, sensual Barolo. The depth and richness are impressive for a 2005, while the finish is strikingly beautiful. This is shaping up to be magnificent.
    Author: Antonio Galloni
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  • For years considered an oddity in Piedmont, Roberto Voerzio has proven to the naysayers and detractors that his techniques, a consummate melding of old and new elevage methods, do work and produce wines of unquestionable concentration and harmonious balance. He is almost fanatical in his insistence upon extraordinarily low yields; high density plantings and 2-4 clusters of grapes per vine are the norm. The cellar regimen is tailored to each vineyard's production, not over-regulating fermentations and employing a precise melange of new and used oak to achieve the overall "perfect" package. The wines are deceptive in that they are luscious and approachable, replete with ripe fruit and floral notes, but a hidden spine of structure and massive underlying tannins create an absolutely stunning Nebbiolo experience. These are rare wines that consistently rank among the best the Piedmont offers, and Voerzio is a true Nebbiolo legend.

    See other similar producers:La Spinetta,Azienda Agricola Pelissero
    Piedmont, which literally means “foot of the mountain,” produces some of Italy's finest red wines. Its clay, limestone, and sand soils are home to the legendary Barolo and Barbaresco wines, made from the extremely age-worthy Nebbiolo variety. Dolcetto and Barbera are considered to be more “workhorse” varieties, and produce the largest quantity of wine. The region is tucked in the cool northwest corner of the country, surrounded on three sides by the Alps. Fog often blankets the region, ensuring long, cool growing seasons. 

    Collector Data For This Wine

    • 68 bottles owned
    • 17 collectors