Brezza Barolo Castellero 2016

$59.99

Fruity and savory, with the structure to suggest long term cellar potential.

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Brezza

While we are fortunate that the fashion for big & bold, flashy & opulent has seen its day in Barolo, that doesn't mean that every traditionally made Barolo manages to achieve the harmony and elegance that we seek—but Brezza delivers.

The wines from this address have always been good, but they've become truly fine in recent years. Enzo is the driving force behind the huge step up in quality that this old estate has taken in the past decade or so, as well as their conversion to organic viticulture. He makes unfailingly honest and delicate wines of purpose.

Brezza's wines are all from hand-harvested estate fruit and are fermented spontaneously with indigenous yeasts. The Baroli are aged in 3,000L untoasted Slavonian oak botti. None of the wines are fined or filtered. The results are classic beauties of red fruit and charm.

Professional Reviews

Robert Parker

RP 93
"New leather, truffle and ripe berry aromas mingle with scents of dark spice. On the full-bodied palate, youthfully assertive fine-grained tannins and fresh acidity support Marasca cherry, black raspberry, star anise and menthol. You'll also detect the warmth of alcohol on the close."

Details

  • Country

    Italy

  • Region

    Piedmont

  • Grape Variety

    Nebbiolo

  • Vintage

    2016

  • Size

    750ml

  • Farming Practice

    Organic

  • Style

    Earthy , Fruity , Spicy

  • Sweetness

    Dry

  • Body

    Full Bodied