Luca Bosio Vineyards

2012 Barolo D.O.C.G

Barolo

Italy: Piedmont

Offer Expired:Jul 21, 2017 at 11:59 pm
$46.00
Avg. Price

Mission Briefing

Codename:

Ciao, Tutto!

Today’s Luca Bosio Vineyards 2012 Barolo D.O.C.G is a bombastic, delicious, limited 95 point wine that our entire tasting panel flipped their lids over.

This carefully aged wine still has not reached its peak, so grab up enough to keep you in this fine wine for the next several years.

Very highly recommended!

Fruit and spice and everything incredible on the nose, with aromas of spiced cherry, young blackberry, dried rose petals, spice box, subtle bacon, raisin and subtle pepper.

Old world flavors spill across the palate, with tart cherry, smoked blueberry, dried violet, dark spice, leather, bramble and pipe tobacco.

This wine hails from the World-Renowned DOCG region of Piedmont, Italy. In order to achieve the DOCG designation, wines must pass the strict evaluation of a committee of experts. One might expect to pay $50 or more for a bottle this good, especially one with a stratospheric 95 point score.

This delicious Barolo from Luca Bosio is a fantastic value at today’s special price. just be sure to order soon, as this wine will sell out.

Abondanza!

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Here’s what the wine press has to say:

95 points - Robert Whitley, whitleyonwine.com - ”Firmly structured, the 2012 Barolo from Luca Bosio is classic in character, with mouth-puckering tannins walling off the excellent dry cherry fruit that is rather shy at this stage. Notes of leather and spice add complexity. This wine needs another eight to ten years to realize its potential, so be sure to decant and expose to the air for an hour or more if you serve it sooner.”

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Platinum award winner at the 2017 Critics Challenge International Wine & Spirits Competition.

Tasting Profile

Look:

Gemlike garnet red, with perfect clarity with pretty red edging.

Smell:

Spiced cherry, young blackberry, dried rose petals, spice box, subtle bacon, raisin and subtle pepper.

Taste:

Tart cherry, smoked blueberry, dried violet, dark spice, leather, bramble and pipe tobacco.

Finish:

Medium length, with medium tannins. Fruits fade to reveal drying leather, bramble and tobacco.

Pairing:

Enjoy this with your favorite Italian cuisine. We’ll be enjoying ours with a big plate of meat ravioli with a marinara made from heirloom tomatoes.

What the Winery Says

Winemaker
Luca Bosio
Varietal
Nebbiolo
Vintage
2012
Appellation
Piedmont, Italy
Abv
14.0%
pH
3.55
TA
5.3 g/l
RS
3 g/l
Aging
36 months
Barrels
Slavonia Casks
Bottle aging
6 months

About the Winery

Offer Expired:Jul 21, 2017 at 11:59 pm
$46.00
Avg. Price
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