Luigi Einaudi Barolo Cannubi 1995

Nebbiolo from Piedmont, Italy

Price: $76.49 $68.49
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Item No. 16957
Ratings Pedigree:
  • 1996
  • WS88
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Winemaker's Notes

From superstar cru of Cannubi; the S and SE slopes of the celebrated hill provide unbelievable magnitude, breed and longevity. Terrain is 30% sandstone, 55% clay, 15% limestone, at an altitude of 220 meters a.s.l.; crop is 2.2 tons/acre. The ensuing wines amazing concentration is enhanced and fine-tuned by a 2-year sojourn in French oak. Layers and layers of velvet, spice, goudron, truffles; long, long finish & long, long cellar life (over 25 yrs.!).

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It all began in 1897, when 23-year-old Luigi Einaudi (Italy"s first President) purchased the first of the Einaudi estates at San Giacomo. Today, the President"s descendants have chosen to maintain continuity with their extraordinary heritage while looking to the future, turning the oldest wine property in the Dogliani area into a cutting-edge classic. Granddaughter Paola Einaudi,...

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Learn About Piedmont

(PEED-mont) Piedmont is located in the Northwest area of Italy, hugging the Mediterranean coast. The regional capital, Turin, is situated smack in the middle of the province. Being close to the alps, the area enjoys a high altitude, with the best vineyards benefiting from the hills and elevation. Known for its famous sub-districts, Piedmont delivers some of the most...

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Learn About Nebbiolo

Nebbiolo(neh-bee-OH-low) The King of Piedmont Nebbiolo is the key grape in the wines of Barolo and Barbaresco. It is not the most planted variety, but it does make the most distinctive and age-worthy wines. Native to Piedmont, Nebbiolo is a bit of a soil snob - it's finicky about where it grows and has long been the honored red grape of Northern Italy...

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