2011 Barolo Cannubi

Altare; Elio

92Average Score
Red
Bts
-
0 Immediate | 3 Marketplace
£131.00
Scores & Notes
Average Score
92
Critic Notes

The 2011 Barolo Cannubi represents the inaugural vintage of this new classic. Elio Altare lost his lease on the Brunate cru, but gained a 2,500-square-meter section of Cannubi (and Cannubi Valletta) in its place with 20-year-old vines. Elio says that the two vineyards are actually very similar with comparable exposures and sandy soil types. To my palate, however, this wine tasted riper and more evolved than the Brunate. It reveals bold berry notes of strawberry, prune and flinty mineral nuances. The vintage heat is more evident in this Cannubi expression. The wine also shows soft lines and a yielding texture. Jun 2015, www.robertparker.com

Score: 92-/100Monica Larner
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Product details
Country
Italy
Region
Northern Italy
Sub-region
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Colour
Red
Taste
Dry
Alcohol %
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Product Type
Still wine
Product Subtype
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Drinking Window
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Country
Italy
Region
Northern Italy
Sub-region
-
Colour
Red
Taste
Dry
Alcohol %
-
Product Type
Still wine
Product Subtype
-
Drinking Window
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