Vietti Barolo Villero Riserva 2010 - SPIRITED Wines
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Vietti Barolo Villero Riserva 2010
SKU: 58092

Vietti Barolo Villero Riserva 2010

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Category Red Wine
Region Italy, Piedmont, Barolo
Brand Vietti
Wine Advocate
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Luca Currado is on a roll. This is the third vintage (in as many years) that blows me off my feet. The 2010 Barolo Riserva Villero is a spectacular achievement and a wine that we all aspire to have in our cellars. There is a level of truism here-an authentic portrait of the Nebbiolo grape-that is outstanding. The fruit from Villero saw 45 days of skin maceration and few rackings. The wines of Vietti are always made in reduction to guarantee their long aging future. The bouquet offers many fleeting aromas that add to its enormous complexity. You get wild berry, licorice, anise seed and a touch of iron rust. On average, this very special wine is only released every four years.

Monica Larner, June 29, 2018
Wine Spectator
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A harmonious red, this features expressive aromas of rose, cherry, licorice, tar and tobacco. The dense, refined tannins are beginning to mellow, and this is starting to reveal its potential. Still has a ways to go, so forget about it for another two to three years. Best from 2021 through 2043.

Bruce Sanderson, 2018