Brunate in La Morra is one of the most famous "crus" of all Barolo area; this vintage is particularly interesting because it's very easy to recognize the "terroir" in the wine.
The wine is aged for 6 months in old French oak barrels, followed by an additional 24 months in Slavonia oak casks, then assembled in stainless steel tanks and kept there until the bottling. Unfiltered.
Food Pairings: Red meats, roasts, wild game.
"The 2007 Barolo Brunate is a stunner. Layers of dark fruit, mocha, chocolate, menthol, pine and spices emerge reluctantly from an inward, mysterious Barolo that captures the essence of one of Piedmont's greatest sites. Structurally, it remains a powerhouse, with massive tannins, great body and fabulous length. The Brunate is one of the most improved wines at Vietti over the last few years, and is a huge success in this vintage. Anticipated maturity: 2017-2032."
The Wine Advocate
"Good full red. Brilliant aromas of red berries, cherry, wild herbs, mint, minerals and rose petal, all lifted by a pungent blood orange note. Wonderfully sweet and generous but with outstanding clarity of flavor too, not to mention a big structure for a Barolo from La Morra. The broad, layered finish features noble tannins and great resonating length and lift. Grand cru grain and class."
International Wine Cellar