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2012 Azelia Barolo Bricco Fiasco

2012 Azelia Barolo Bricco Fiasco

92 Points Antonio Galloni's Vinous
2012 Azelia Barolo Bricco Fiasco
92 Points Antonio Galloni's Vinous

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A gorgeously bright and poised single vineyard Barolo from the Scavino family's Azelia label. The step-up to Bricco Fiasco has the Azelia feminine and floral nose but is slightly weightier and fuller in the mouth that the basic label, with sweet fruit nuances fleshing out the serious but fine-grained, minerally tannin structure. This delight will benefit most from age but it already unfolds very nicely in the glass and decanter.

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$100.00 in mixed 6+ or $110.00 per bottle

Overview

Grape

Nebbiolo

Its Origins

Alongside Massolino the barolos from Azelia are eye-watering bargains in the fine wine world. Anyone with a love of the nebbiolo grape should search out these under-valued Barolos for they are some of the most age- worthy wines in the world. In 1920 Cavalier Lorenzo Scavino began to vinify part of the grapes produced in the family's vineyards, a small rural reality in the heart of the Langhe region, in Castiglione Falletto. His son Alfonso started enthusiastically to bottle the wine produced and thanks to Luigi's father, Lorenzo, with perseverance and willpower, the wines were for the first time exported. The Azienda Agricola Azelia, in the centre of the area of Barolo production, is nowadays composed of 16 hectares and it produces, on average, 80,000 bottles per year. Luigi is supported by his wife Lorella and his son Lorenzo, who bears the name of his grandfather and who represents the fifth generation of wine producers. The family management is essential as it permits an extreme precision in every step of the production.

What The Critics Say

92/100 Vinous, Antonio Galloni

"The 2012 Barolo Bricco Fiasco is wonderfully lifted and precise in the glass, qualities that aren't typical of this renowned site in Castiglione Falletto. Crushed rose petals, anise, mint and red cherry all meld together. In 2012, the Bricco Fiasco is decidedly feminine and gracious, with striking aromatics but less of the muscle than is often present. The 2012 should drink well with minimal cellaring."

Stats & Food Matching

  • Variety

    Nebbiolo

  • Colour

    Red

  • Region

    Piedmont

  • Closure

    Cork

  • Volume

    750ml

  • Maturity

    2018 - 2032

Taste

4

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