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Luciano Sandrone Barolo Le Vigne
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Wine Details

Varietal

Nebbiolo

Style

Red

Region

BaroloPiedmontItaly

Wine Description

(From 2009 Vintage) The 2012 Barolo Le Vigne will be released on September 1, 2016 The 2012 season recalls 2014, late budding, late harvest. The skins of this vintage are somewhat thinner, giving less intensity of...

Winemaker's Notes

At 13 years old, shows only the slightest hint of bricking on the edge of the glass. With air, aromas of black cherry, tar and black tea leaves emerge, with leather, rose and mineral notes. On the palate, this wine shows a suprisingly round character even though 1999 has always been among the most tannic and structured vintages of the last 20 years. Lovely fruit of black cherries and forest berries (frutti di bosco) are wrapped around a frame of firm yet very ripe tannins.

Expert Reviews
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  • Robert Parker
    (From 2009 Vintage) Rating: 95/100 - As reviewed by Robert Parker on 06/07/2013
  • Wine Spectator
    (From 2009 Vintage) Rating: 90/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 11/30/2013
  • Wine Enthusiast
    (From 2009 Vintage) Rating: 95/100 - As reviewed by Wine Enthusiast on 09/01/2013
  • Sunday Times
    (From 2004 Vintage) Rating: 92/100 - As reviewed by Sunday Times on 02/01/2011
  • Wine Advocate
    (From 2001 Vintage) Rating: 93/100 - As reviewed by Wine Advocate