Vietti 2012 Castiglione Barolo

Vietti 2012 Castiglione Barolo | 93 POINTS

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Brand: Vietti
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The 2012 Vietti Castiglione Barolo offers a fine, earthy nose with a succulent palate and powerful tannic structure. Vibrant in the mouth with a long, red-fruited finish. This wine pairs well with hearty stew, wild game, roasted red meats and cheeses.

Varietal Composition: 100 percent Nebbiolo
Appellation: Barolo DOCG
Aging: 24-30 months in oak

93 Points - Wine Advocate
"With fruit sourced from various points within the Castiglione Falletto township, the 2012 Barolo Castiglione continues on its promise to offer a solid drinking experience based purely on quality Nebbiolo. This wine speaks more to the specific qualities of Nebbiolo, more than vineyard site. It opens to a dark garnet color with young aromas of cherry and spice. Elegant balsam notes of mint and licorice add a sharper sense of definition. This is a solid-drinking Barolo for the near and medium term."

93 Points - Vinous Media
"The 2012 Barolo Castiglione is a gorgeous, radiant wine. Sweet red cherry, pomegranate, wild flowers and spices all meld together in a sensual, radiant wine endowed with striking presence and intensity. In 2012, the Castiglione is especially lifted, radiant and expressive, with striking purity and nuance. With time in the glass, the wine freshens up considerably, so aeration is a good idea for readers who want to open the 2012 early. This is a striking, seriously delicious Barolo from Vietti."

92 Points - Wine Spectator
"A spicy version, with sandalwood- and vanilla-tinged cherry, strawberry, floral and tobacco flavors. Balanced toward the tannins, yet elegant overall, leaving a firm, dry finish. Best from 2019 through 2032. 5,800 cases made."

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