‘Barolo Riserva Cerretta’ 2015

Regular price $295
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  • Freaky Level 1
    Natural wine isn’t *always* freaky! Classic-in-all-the-right ways.
  • Age Worthy
    Here for a good time *and* a long time!
  • Plush & Textured
    Textured & layered to pair with a main course.
  • Full & Rich
    Bold and beautiful, often with spice and oak.
‘Barolo Riserva Cerretta’ 2015

‘Barolo Riserva Cerretta’ 2015

Regular price $295
/
  • Freaky Level 1
    Natural wine isn’t *always* freaky! Classic-in-all-the-right ways.
  • Age Worthy
    Here for a good time *and* a long time!
  • Plush & Textured
    Textured & layered to pair with a main course.
  • Full & Rich
    Bold and beautiful, often with spice and oak.
luscious and spicy powerhouse
Nebbiolo, Piedmont, Italy 

Elio Altare was an early maverick in Barolo who bucked tradition in favour of modern techniques like lower yields, green harvesting & the use of French oak, all in an effort to raise the quality of the region’s already prestigious wines. Others have since followed suit and his daughter Silvia now leads the legendary winery, here with this showstopping Barolo that only recently was labelled Riserva d. . .

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Nebbiolo, Piedmont, Italy 

Elio Altare was an early maverick in Barolo who bucked tradition in favour of modern techniques like lower yields, green harvesting & the use of French oak, all in an effort to raise the quality of the region’s already prestigious wines. Others have since followed suit and his daughter Silvia now leads the legendary winery, here with this showstopping Barolo that only recently was labelled Riserva despite the wine always being made the same way – 24 months in a third new oak with an additional two years in bottle before release. Darker, spicier and powerfully aristocratic with a dense, luscious texture and velveteen gloss. Wild, brambly fruit, clove-studded blood orange, blackberry preserves, an immense presence in the mouth, whiffs of menthol & black liquorice with bricky, red tannins. Break out the decanter, play ‘Libiamo ne’ lieti calici’ at ear-splitting volume & let yourself be serenaded by the many stories this incredibly complex wine has to offer.
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Nebbiolo, Piedmont, Italy 

Elio Altare was an early maverick in Barolo who bucked tradition in favour of modern techniques like lower yields, green harvesting & the use of French oak, all in an . . .

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Nebbiolo, Piedmont, Italy 

Elio Altare was an early maverick in Barolo who bucked tradition in favour of modern techniques like lower yields, green harvesting & the use of French oak, all in an effort to raise the quality of the region’s already prestigious wines. Others have since followed suit and his daughter Silvia now leads the legendary winery, here with this showstopping Barolo that only recently was labelled Riserva despite the wine always being made the same way – 24 months in a third new oak with an additional two years in bottle before release. Darker, spicier and powerfully aristocratic with a dense, luscious texture and velveteen gloss. Wild, brambly fruit, clove-studded blood orange, blackberry preserves, an immense presence in the mouth, whiffs of menthol & black liquorice with bricky, red tannins. Break out the decanter, play ‘Libiamo ne’ lieti calici’ at ear-splitting volume & let yourself be serenaded by the many stories this incredibly complex wine has to offer.
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*Although we will always do our best to offer free shipping when possible, customers in especially remote locations may be contacted for additional delivery fees.

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