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Barolo, "Bussia"

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Barolo, "Bussia"

Appellation: DOCG

Type:  red, dry

Grape Variety: 100% Nebbiolo

Wine Details:

Tasting Notes:
Intense garnet red color. Fine and pleasant but at the same time intense with hints of rose and licorice, spicy. Dry, warm, full-bodied and harmonious - pronounced tannins with a lingering aftertaste. Particularly suitable for aging wine.

Vinyard Notes:
Vineyard area: 5 hectares Exposure: South - South / West Altitude: is situated at 300 meters above sea level approx. Landscape: Helvetian sediments with clay and limestone, rich in iron Average age of vines: 30 years Grape yield per hectare: 70 quintals

Winemaking Notes:
Cultivated with traditional methods and a long maceration period; natural fermentation without adding yeast for one month in stainless steel tanks. Aging period of six months in stainless steel vats and thirty months in Slavonia oak barrels – after this process, the wine is bottled. Alcohol: 13.5%

 

Reviews:

2010 Barolo Bussia – 95 Points – James Suckling (Aug 2014)
“Very perfumed and pretty with a dense palate of fruit and firm tannins. Lots of strawberry, cedar and citrus. Shaved chocolate, too. Better in 2017."

2010 Barolo Bussia – 90+ Points – Vinous Media (Nov 2013)
“Good dark red. Distinctly darker on the nose than the Villero, offering scents of medicinal black fruits and licorice. Juicy, tightly wound and youthfully imploded, showing limited fruit and personality today. Much more tannic, too: does this have the mid-palate fruit to evolve gracefully? This may be in an awkward post-bottling stage today.” ~ S.T.

2009 Barolo Bussia – Gambero Rosso’s Vini d’Italia – Tre Bicchieri