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La Spinetta Barolo "Garretti" DOCG 2012 (Piedmont, Italy) - [RP 94] [AG 91] [JS 91]
La Spinetta Barolo "Garretti" DOCG 2012 (Piedmont, Italy) - [RP 94] [AG 91] [JS 91]


 
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Winery: La Spinetta
Varietal: Nebbiolo
Region: Barolo, Piedmont, Italy
Vintage: 2012
Bottle Size: 750 ml

Product Code: SPINETTABAROLOGARRETTI12-W

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About This Wine:

Color: typical light red of Nebbiolo
Bouquet: chewy and rich Barolo with dried mushroom, berry and hazelnut character
Taste: full body, round and silky tannins and a long and flavorful finish, layered and complex

Aging: 20 months in 50% new and 50% one-year-old, medium toast 600l French casks


Ratings and Reviews

94 Points - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate:
"The 2012 Barolo Vigneto Garretti is a dark and brooding wine that has a long way to travel on its evolutionary track. Only at the beginning of its ageing trajectory, this Barolo reveals stern and uncompromising notes of dark fruit, tar, licorice and smoke. The mouthfeel is firmly constructed, tight and crisp. The bouquet is layered and powerful. Give this wine five more years, at a bare minimum, of cellar aging." - Monica Larner (29th Jun 2016)

91 Points - Antonio Galloni:
"Exuberant to the core, the 2012 Barolo Vigneto Garretti is one of the more immediate wines of the year. A rush of red berries, wild flowers, mint and sweet French oak hits the palate. There is a lot to like in this racy Barolo. The new oak is a bit prominent, but the wine's depth and overall presence are both intriguing. While showy today, the 2012 will be even better in another year or two, once the tannins soften a bit further." - Antonio Galloni (November 2015)

91 Points - James Suckling:

"Smells like bouquet garni with lot of spices and flowers. Dark fruits too. Full body, chewy tannins and a flavorful finish. Drink in 2019." - (November 9, 2016)

89 Points - Wine Enthusiast Magazine:
"Aromas of toast, underbrush and a whiff of wet fur lead the nose. The structured palate offers hazelnut, crushed raspberry and grilled herb alongside assertive tannins that give it a firm finish." - Virginie Boone (10/1/2016)


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