Barolo, Riserva, Bel Colle Montvigliero, Barolo DOCG, Italia, 2004, 14% abv

We opened this wine at 12 years old on November 2016, at the end of its recommended drinking window (2010-2016).

Although initially worried we’d missed the boat, we were relieved to find an elegantly developed drink.img_8016

Winner of a bronze world wine award from Decanter in 2011, this Barolo is a translucent garnet with wide and even legs.  The aromas are heavenly – all dried roses, cherries and dusty violets.

The palate is dry with good acidity and the most perfect of subtly strained tannins. Flavours include more dried flowers and cherry with a scraping of tar, some intense minerality and a long finish.

Harmonious and stunning, this wine is super slender and gorgeous.  Drink now if you’ve got any.

WSET Very Good plus

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