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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

The warm 2000 Vintage gave us a Le Vigne Barolo with soaring aromatics of blackcurrants, cola and flowers, with a generous, open palate of ripe and defined fruit, restrained acidity and surprisingly full tannins, which are just now softening significantly. The mouthfeel is one of pure generosity; all fruit, with open arms and heart, reined in by freshness and ripe tannins. Finishes long and mineral, with vanilla notes.

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