Vietti Barolo Cerequio 2019 750ml - Bottle Shop of Spring Lake
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Vietti Barolo Cerequio 2019 750ml
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Vietti Barolo Cerequio 2019

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Category Red Wine
Origin Italy, Piedmont, Barolo
Brand Vietti
Alcohol/vol 14.5%
Intense ruby red. The nose is intended, with notes of ripe red fruits and very fine spices. On the palate it is full, fruity and citrus notes are perceived (strawberry, plum, cherry). The tannin is fine and imposing at the same time in support of an enveloping and persistent structure. All the harmony and complexity of one of the most important crus of the land of Barolo stands out. On the finish you can perceive balsamic notes that give life to a wine of rare elegance and balance.
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The 2019 Barolo Cerequio is a worthy follow up to the stellar 2018. Aromatic and deeply pitched, the 2019 races across the palate with remarkable depth and intensity. Crushed red berry fruit, rose petal, mint, and cinnamon all open in the glass, but it is the wine's silkiness and suppleness that impresses most. A kick of acids and tannins puts an exclamation point on the finish. This is a gorgeous Cerequio that takes all the finesse this site offers, and then turns up the volume. What a wine.

Antonio Galloni, November 2022
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Vietti was able to buy a 9,000-square meter piece of Cerequio from Michele Chiarlo, arguably the king of this celebrated cru. And because this is a new addition to the portfolio, the Vietti team is still learning the ropes. For example, there is a fresh minty tone that pops up from the bouquet of the 2019 Barolo Cerequio. "That minty note was a mystery to us," Luca Currado tells me. "But then we understood that its part of Cerequio." This wine shows a firm grip on the palate that does extend out to include some textural softness, but it ultimately remains quite structured. Among the grand cru sites of La Morra, Luca Currado tells me that "Cerequio is the brother and Brunate is the sister." His wife Elena Penna adds, "We've never had two sites so close to one another show such a great difference between them."

Monica Larner, August 24, 2023
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Coming from La Morra, a more fruit-forward tone can be found in the licorice spice and depth of the 2019 Barolo Cerequio, which offers slightly darker fruit, ripe berries, and peppercorn. This was the second vintage produced and is more approachable now for the vintage. It is a joyful wine though it still has ripe structure.

Audrey Frick, May 4, 2023
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There's a ripe element of boysenberry or pomegranate lending this Barolo a slightly exotic character. Hibiscus, eucalyptus and tobacco notes also prevail as this firms up on the fresh, chalky finish.

Bruce Sanderson, November 30, 2023
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