Barolo “Castiglione” DOCG 2016

    Vietti | Piedmont
    Vietti s.r.l. | Piazza Vittorio Veneto 5 | IT 12060 Castiglione Falletto

    Barolo "Castiglione" DOCG 2016

    Barolo Castiglione is the cheapest of the five Barolo of the house and impressively demonstrates the high level of Vieti. It begins its grand entrance with dense aromas of dried cherries, plums and tar and then adds notes of white flowers and spices. This is followed by mineral shades and memories of smoked meat. On the palate, the tannins are equally complex and multi-layered, with a good grip on the silky tannins. Already at a younger age, it has a fine fruit and finesse that identifies it as one of the outstanding representatives of the appellation. SUPERIORE.DE

    "While the exact blend of parcels varies from year to year, the backbone of Castiglione always comes from the Ravera cru of Novello. It has a dark and brooding character and takes time to open up. Winter mint, cedar and an intriguing earthiness offset nuances of red cherry and violets as they slowly emerge. Firm, vertical tannins shore up the palate but remain effortlessly sophisticated in this powerful and dense Barolo." Decanter

    "The 2016 Barolo Castiglione is a dazzling wine that will show readers just how compelling this vintage is, even among entry-level wines from top producers. Rich, ample and explosive, the 2016 possesses tremendous richness and resonance from the very first taste. Bright red cherry and red plum fruit, wild flowers, mint, blood orange and spice build as this sumptuous, dramatic Barolo shows all it's got. As always, the Castiglione is built on a core of fruit from Ravera. In 2016, the Castiglione benefits from the inclusion of several new sites, including Ginestra, Mosconi, Bricco Ravera (in Monforte), Le Coste, Costabelle, Meriame, Briccolina and Codana. All I can say is: What a wine!" Vinous

    "The Vietti 2016 Barolo Castiglione opens to a grounded and authentic profile with hints of mint, balsam herb and tilled earth. The primary fruit is neatly folded into all those other components, and all received equal billing when the final results are counted. The entry-level Castiglione is always the most accessible of Vietti's Baroli, but this vintage shows a heightened level of intensity, complexity and freshness. Those silky tannins are followed by beautiful menthol brightness. This is a real charmer." Robert Parker

    "Tight and focused with racy, fine tannins. I like the bright fruit and vivid acidity. Cedar, berry and white-truffle flavors. Tight and linear. Needs time to open." James Suckling

    48,25 €

    05242416 · 0,75 l · 64,33 €/l · Price (DE) incl. VAT, excl. Shippingavailable immediately

    Ratings
    Product Details
    • Wine Classics: Barolo
    • Grape Variety: 100% Nebbiolo
    • Cultivation: conventional
    • Expansion: 24 months oak barrel
    • Development: wooden barrel
    • Filtration: yes
    • Alcohol Content: 14,50 % vol
    • Total Extract: 30,45 g/l
    • Total Acidity: 6,35 g/l
    • Residual Sugar: 0,95 g/l
    • Sulfite: 86 mg/l
    • ph-Value: 3,48
    • Closure: natural cork
    • Serving Temperature: 18-20 °C
    • Storage Potential: 2038+
    • Allergen Note: contains sulphites
    Character
    • Tannin-containing and/or acid-stressed
    • Wine for Fireplace/Tobacco Lovers
    Fits to:
    • Cheese well matured
    • Hearty wild Dishes
    • Dark Meat
    • Grilled of any Kind
    stored air-conditioned

    Reviews for Barolo “Castiglione” DOCG 2016

    (3)

    07.10.2020

    Der Barolo Castiglione ist eine Assemblage aus den verschiedenen Lagen und ein empfehlens- und preiswerter Einstieg in die Welt der exzellenten Lagen-Barolo von Vietti.

    14.07.2020

    Liegtim Keller zum Reifen, werde ihn nicht vor 2025 verkosten.

    20.06.2020

    Bester Barolo im kurzen Test! Unglaublich dicht und komplex mit einem überragend langen Abgang.

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