$2,000.00 (per case $2,000.00)
This is Vietti's example of the terroir of Serralunga, from the ancient and historical vineyard called Lazzarito. Built on sandy soils, this cru is always the most precise of the Vietti single-vineyard wines, and is a personal favourite of ours.
|Format:||1 x 3000ml|
96+ POINTS, WINE ADVOCATE:
Opening to a beautifully floral bouquet, the 2015 Barolo Lazzarito delivers fragrant tones of violets, wild rose and a touch of orange blossom. As is the norm at Vietti, I tasted this wine and then wrote this review based on impressions gained from two samples—one opened several hours before my tasting and one opened at the moment of my review. Those floral notes came forth with increased intensity and clarity in the bottle that had been opened longer. The bouquet continues to surprise with touches of black fruit and freshly milled white pepper. However, like many wines from Serralunga d’Alba, this expression from Lazzarito reveals a pretty inner paradox. Those ethereal and balsamic aromas cede to a dense and rich mouthfeel, characterized by structure and power. Those two sides of the wine reach beautiful parity and lasting harmony.
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