Vietti Barolo Rocche di Castiglione 2011

$189.00
$170.10

SKU 3401109

750ml

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Ruby red in color. Complex and full-bodied with intense aromas of dried roses, licorice, spice and truffles. Elegant with strong, yet balanced and silky tannins; long and persistent finish. Food Pairings: Hearty foods such as stews, game, red meats and sharp cheeses.
Category Red Wine
Varietal
Country Italy
Region Piedmont
Appellation Barolo
Brand Vietti
Alcohol/vol 14.67%
  • wa94

Wine AdvocatePreviously known as Barolo Rocche, the 2011 Barolo Rocche di Castiglione now boasts the full name of its vineyard designate. It shows profound fruit intensity with dark layers of blackcurrant and exotic spice. The overall effect is enriched, opulent and velvety. A firm tannic backbone is paired to bright acidity to fuel the wine's considerable persistence and its rich structured texture. The beauty of the wine will only improve in time.

Monica Larner, June 2015
  • ws93

Wine SpectatorA mix of elegance and power, featuring cherry, raspberry, pepper, tar and tobacco notes. The tannins are dense and dusty, framing echoes of fruit and briar on the lingering finish. Best from 2018 through 2030. 350 cases made.

Bruce Sanderson, November 30, 2015