Producer: Roberto Voerzio
Roberto Voerzio is one of the most acclaimed wine producers in Piedmont. His Barolo wines are highly prized at auction and are known for being ripe, rich, and less tannic and oaky than many other examples of the famous appellation.
Roberto Voerzio is regarded as an arch modernist, but this is more evident in the style of the finished wine rather than the methodology behind it. Macerations are typically 15 days, which fits into the traditionalist camp and, although Voerzio currently uses small barriques for aging, he has stated a desire to return to his previous practice of combining barriques with larger oak casks.
Tasting Notes: Intense ruby red in color, with garnet hues. Fresh and complex aromas of macerated cherries, plums, dried roses, minerals, and spices surround a terrific concentration and depth. This Barolo is creamy and broad, racy, and refined. The flavors explode with a supple and persistent roundness. The finish is long and elegant with fine-grained tannins. The fruit is everywhere! This is a masterful Barolo, long-lived and beautiful.
Grape Variety: 100% Nebbiolo
Alcohol percentage: 14.5%