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2014 Azelia Barolo Margheria

2014 Azelia Barolo Margheria

94 Points Antonio Galloni's Vinous
2014 Azelia Barolo Margheria
94 Points Antonio Galloni's Vinous

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From the great Margheria Cru, this Barolo is built to last. Slighter fuller intensity, structure and colour come from the clay soils, with this vineyard's olive and umami undercurrent deepening the Nebbiolo grape's floral nature so beautifully. Impressive now it is still only a glimpse at what it will be, so keep this in cellar at least a little while. Beautiful!

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$115.00 in mixed 6+ or $130.00 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

94/100 Vinous, Antonio Galloni

"The 2014 Barolo Margheria opens with beguiling, deep-pitched aromatics. Bright red cherry and plum fruit, licorice, anise, rose water and orange peel are some of the many notes that give the wine its personality. Bright, saline and sculpted in feel, the 2014 is going to need a few years to fully unwind, but it is unquestionably vibrant and expressive today. The 2014 spent three years in cask." Drink 2022 - 2039

17++/20 JancisRobinson.com, Walter Speller

"Serralunga d’Alba. Tasted blind. Dark, lustrous ruby. Fine yet concentrated nose with minerally hints. Has a certain richness to it. Gorgeous cherry fruit interwoven with lots of sandpapery tannins. Still quite youthful. (WS)." Drink 2019 - 2028

Stats & Food Matching

  • Variety

    Nebbiolo

  • Colour

    Red

  • Region

    Piedmont

  • Closure

    Cork

  • Volume

    750ml

  • Maturity

    2019 - 2039

This Wine Goes Well With

with BEEF
with PASTA
with PIZZA

Taste

4

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