2012 Cappellano Barolo Piè Rupestris Otin Fiorin (Gabutti)


  • Italy
  • Piedmont
  • Langhe
  • Barolo

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  • lightning wrote: 93 points

    July 7, 2017 - A beauty. Liquorice, red fruits on the nose, cinnamon - swirl the glass, let your mind wander, and other subtle notes emerge. Entry of pure silk, medium bodied, fine-boned tannins which fan out on the end, lacy acidity, almond, hint of dry herb, red fruits. Elegant, beautiful yet with inner confidence.

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  • michael_cooke commented:

    7/7/17, 3:23 PM - I saw your comment on my recent note concerning the 2011 last week. Do you think this 2012 is more approachable now than the 2011? Considering committing Vinfanticide again this weekend!!

  • lightning commented:

    7/7/17, 8:51 PM - I normally wouldn't open a Barolo this early, however decided to open a 2012 Rupestris as I have a good number of them. I think the 2012 is more approachable than the 2011, it's more delicately structured compared to what one would normally expect from Serralunga. If funds permit, pop one open and buy a replacement bottle if you enjoy!

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