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2014 Brezza Barolo Cannubi

2014 Brezza Barolo Cannubi

91 Points Antonio Galloni's Vinous
2014 Brezza Barolo Cannubi
91 Points Antonio Galloni's Vinous

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One of Barolo's mythic Cru vineyards, Cannubi is in the original village of Barolo itself. From a tiny 1.4 hectare plot on this hallowed ground, Brezza's restrained but traditional approach captures violet aromatics and delicate fruit nuances sitting atop nice structure, with the site's rounded tannins making it possible to approach soonish. Enjoy or cellar.

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$100.00 in mixed 6+ or $110.00 per bottle

Overview

Grape

Nebbiolo

Its Origins

Brezza is a private estate in Barolo township that includes both a winery and a restaurant. It was established in 1885 by Giacomo Brezza and his father Antonio, who bottled and released their first wine in 1910. It is now run by the fourth generation, and while it has modernised certain aspects of production - such as hand-destemming of grapes and temperature controlled fermentation - the house maintains a sense of tradition. This is evident not only in elements of the presentation and branding but also in the careful use of predominantly ‘classical’ techniques, such as aging wines in large 30hl casks of Slovenian oak. This careful traditionalism does not compromise the quality of their results, however. In fact, many would argue it enhances them, especially since modern Barolo values favour vineyard expression above all. And as owners of such prized local Crus as Cannubi and Sarmassa it is has been Brezza’s policy, for more than a century, to let their vineyards themselves do the talking.

What The Critics Say

91+ /100 Vinous, Antonio Galloni (2012 vintage)

"Brezza's 2012 Barolo Cannubi opens with beguiling, captivating aromatics. Mediterranean herbs, licorice, anise, smoke, game and red stone fruits abound. Mysterious and constantly changing in the glass, the 2012 appears to hold significant potential. A closing blast of tannin gives energy to the red fleshed fruit, rose petal, mint and sweet spice notes. The pedigree and elegance of Cannubi come through in a Barolo that melds together power and finesse, although readers will have to wait a few years to catch the 2012 at its very best." Drink 2022 - 2042

17+/20 JancisRobison.com, Walter Speller (2012 vintage)

"Pale ruby with broad rim. Savoury and compact on the nose at this stage. There is some fine fruit hiding underneath. Perfumed red fruit comes out with aeration. Fantastic muscular, compact tannins demanding more time in the bottle. Serious stuff. Ripe fruit on the finish and almost lithe." Drink 2018 - 2034

Stats & Food Matching

  • Variety

    Nebbiolo

  • Colour

    Red

  • Region

    Piedmont

  • Closure

    Cork

  • Volume

    750ml

  • Maturity

    2018 - 2030

This Wine Goes Well With

with CHICKEN
with DUCK
with PORK

Taste

4

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If for any reason you are not entirely happy with your order or you suspect that they may be affected by a quality issue, please do not hesitate to contact us and we will remedy the problem straight away. Contact us on 0800 422 767.

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