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Ceretto Barolo Brunate 2010

$104.99

SKU 33164

750ml

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This is a silky, smooth Barolo, delicately scented with roses and violets, showing great aromatic complexity. It can be enjoyed only a few months after bottling, but will continue to improve and develop in elegance for 15-20 years.
Category Red Wine
Varietal
Country Italy
Region Piedmont
Appellation Barolo
Brand Ceretto
Alcohol/vol 14.5%
  • wa95

Wine AdvocateThe 2010 Barolo Brunate takes Nebbiolo intensity up a notch thanks to the utter purity and generosity of the bouquet. The wine is aged in French oak, of which 20% is new and 80% is neutral. Always a powerhouse cru, fruit from Brunate tends to be darker and thicker in concentration. This is certainly the case here and you can feel that extra tannic bite on the close. Evolving aromas include white peppercorn, licorice, chopped mint and crushed granite or flint. This is a gorgeous effort. Drink: 2017-2030.

Monica Larner, July 2014
  • ws92

Wine SpectatorElegant and intense, boasting cherry, currant and strawberry notes accented by licorice, tobacco and woodsy spice details. Shows a chalky texture, well-integrated tannins and a hint of licorice on the long finish. Taut and linear. Best from 2017 through 2029. 500 cases made.

Bruce Sanderson, April 30, 2014
  • we90

Wine EnthusiastToasted oak, espresso and a whiff of tire rubber open the nose on this wine. The palate displays crushed black cherry alongside coffee, sweet vanilla and plum. Bracing tannins need time to integrate.

Kerin O'Keefe, October 1, 2014