vietti, barolo, brunate 2011
ROBERT PARKER'S WINE ADVOCATE
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2011 vietti, barolo, brunate

Why We're Buying

Vietti Barolo Brunate comes entirely from a single cru plot in La Morra. The 100% nebbiolo shines brightly with a velvety body and powerful finish, positioning Vietti as the crown jewel of the region.

Critics Scores

ROBERT PARKER'S WINE ADVOCATE
94

Robert Parker's Wine Advocate

The 2011 Barolo Brunate is a wine of enormous pedigree, although it does not fully reach the aspiring heights of the 2010 and 2009 vintages immediately before it. Those wines set the bar so high, you need to settle for this wine that is a masterpiece in its own right. It offers deep, dark intensity with generous tones of ripe fruit, blackberry and red currant. Background notes of rosemary, cherry cola and licorice add vitality and focus. There is a subtle touch of softness in the mouth that is followed by firm tannins.