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2015 Bruno Rocca Barbaresco

2015 Bruno Rocca Barbaresco

92 Points Parker's Wine Advocate
2015 Bruno Rocca Barbaresco
92 Points Parker's Wine Advocate

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Superb value and a real delight, this Bruno Rocca is coming soon to a decanter near you, where it will be showing nicely after the interval. Packed with that drink-younger charm of Barbaresco's generous sun, it offers beautiful aromatics, depth, mineral complexity and a textural softness and elegance it has won Bruno Rocca a reputation for special deliciousness. With the balance to improve for decades in cellar, this X factor wine is a lot of goodness in the glass for the price.

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$74.99 in mixed 6+ or $83.99 per bottle

Overview

Grape

Nebbiolo

Its Origins

Bruno Rocca’s parents bought the estate's current property in the 1950‘s when they moved to Rabaja from Barbaresco. Bruno took over the estate when his father died in 1978. As a consummate modernist, Bruno uses modern technology to produce wines with tremendous intensity of fruit balanced by the characteristic Piemontese structure and a judicious use of oak. His wines look, smell and taste like real Nebbiolo and unlike an increasing number of other Piemonte producers, he never feels the need to add a certain extra something to deepen the colour or round out the palate. Bruno started bottling in 1978 and since then has risen to the top of the quality tree in this area, producing a Barbaresco and the single vineyard Rabaja Barbaresco. His daughter, Luisa now works with him at the estate as the marketing manager.

What The Critics Say

92/100 Parker's Wine Advocate, Monica Larner

"Bruno Rocca's beautiful 2015 Barbaresco sees fruit sourced from various parcels, including the lower part of the Currà cru and the Fausoni vineyard. The farming crew was especially careful not to pull too many leaves during this hot summer, thus safeguarding much of the wine's natural acidity. Those watchful farming procedures also did much to guarantee primary fruit freshness and purity. Those results include dark cherry and blackberry aromas with spicy herbal notes on the close. The wine's texture is silky, and the tannins show a mild point of dryness." Drink 2020 - 2035

17.5/20 JancisRobinson.com, Richard Hemming

"Superb smoked-pork aromas on the nose, with an almost flinty reductive character. Deliciously rough-grained tannin and intense tar and bitter-chocolate flavours. Excellent length and intensity with all the classic hallmarks of great Nebbiolo – haunting, elaborate, delicious. (RH)." Drink 2019 - 2029

90/100 Vinous, Antonio Galloni

"Just bottled a month ago, the 2015 Barbaresco offers lovely mid-palate depth and suppleness in a forward style that will provide considerable pleasure upon release. Pliant and inviting, with soft contours for a recently bottled wine, the 2015 makes its case with generous, radiant fruit and an inviting personality that will be hard to resist." Drink 2023+

Stats & Food Matching

  • Variety

    Nebbiolo

  • Colour

    Red

  • Region

    Piedmont

  • Closure

    Cork

  • Volume

    750ml

  • Maturity

    2019 - 2035

This Wine Goes Well With

with CHICKEN
with GAME
with PORK

Taste

4

Delivery & Returns

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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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