Vietti Barolo di Castiglione Falletto 2000

Nebbiolo from Piedmont, Italy

Price: $41.99
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Item No. 84806
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Winemaker's Notes

Vineyards: The grapes are selected from vineyards located in Castiglione Falletto, Monforte, Morra and Novello where the vines are planed an aver of 5,000 plants per hectare. The vines are 30 to 35 years old, grown using the Guyot system.

"The 2000 Barolo Castiglione is made principally from grapes of the township of Castiglione Falletto where the Vietti cellars are located. A medium garnet, it features dried fruit and flowers on the nose, a balanced, medium-weight palate, much freshness and force on the mid-palate and the close, and some interesting tar and leather notes for additional complexity. Drink: 2005-2016." - 90 points, Robert Parker's The Wine Advocate

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The history of the Vietti winery traces its roots back to the 19th Century. Only at the beginning of the 20th century, however, did the Vietti name become a winery offering its own wines in bottle. Patriarch Mario Vietti, starting from 1919 made the first Vietti wines, selling most of the production in Italy. His most significant achievement was to transform the family farm,...

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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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