2001 Barolo Rüncot, Elio Grasso, Piedmont

Slight brick colour on the rim with a deep, bright garnet core. The nose is wonderfully complex displaying aromas of dark fruit, black cherry, tea chest characters, tarry notes and a scented, perfumed quality. The palate is equally impressive: full, bold and intense, yet fresh with finely-expressed tannins. Impeccable balance, with the oak maturation giving a supple, rounded quality to the fruit. A finely layered style which exhibits some tannic firmness, though this is admirably veiled by volume of fruit. Harmonious, fine and focused, a dusky, fruit-laden Barolo both pure and refined. How many Barolos offer such fine quality and such great value? Exceptional.

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WINE DETAILS

  • Region & country
    Barolo (DOCG), Piedmont, Italy (North West), Italy
  • Grape
    Nebbiolo
  • Maturity
    Ready 2012 - 2021
  • Colour
    Red
  • Sweetness
    Dry
  • Style
    Still
  • Unit Volume
    Bottle (75cl.)
  • Classification
    DOCG - Denominazione di Origine Controllata e Garantita
2001 Barolo Rüncot, Elio Grasso, Piedmont

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