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BAROLO Villero 2005

Wine Details
Vintage 2005
Wine Red
Status DOCG, inc VAT
Case £752.40
Bottle £62.70

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Rocche dei Brovia, Piedmont

The Rocche dei Brovia estate

Classic, concentrated but elegant Nebbiolos, a stunningly powerful modern Dolcetto and an Arneis (white) as beautiful as it is saught-after, from the well-placed crus of 143-year old Brovia estate in Castiglione Falletto, in the heart of Barolo country and one of the destinations on our wine tour to Piedmont.

'Over the last few years this estate has turned out a number of terrific wines that exemplify the new traditionalism of Barolo, faithfully expressing the distinct qualities of varietal, vintage and terroir in a style that is classic yet accessible at the same time. The estate works with old vines in some of the most prestigious sites in Castiglione Falletto and Serralunga. The average age of the plants is 30 years for Garblet Sue (also known as Bricco Fiasco), 40 for Villero and Rocche, and 50 for Ca’ Mia (also known as Voghera/Brea). Readers seeking fine, traditionally made Barolos would do well to check out these wines, which also happen to be among the most compelling values in the region.' Robert Parker 03/06
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