ready-keep2009 Barolo, Monprivato, Mascarello Giuseppe & Figlio, Piedmont

Product: 2009-0750-00-8009131
  • Wine Advocate
    94/100
  • Vinous
    93-95/100
  • Jancis Robinson MW
    18/20
  • Ready, but will keep

Description

2009’s notable in that the Mascarello family chose not to make their Riserva ‘Ca d’Morissio Ein this vintage, so its old Michet clone fruit has been diverted into Monprivato instead. Monprivato is a  E/span>Vigna Grande E(Grand Cru) vineyard in all but name. Perfectly exposed on 100% limestone soils, it’s the ‘Les Amoureuses Eof Castiglione Falletto. Similar in colour to neighbour Villero yet with a darker hue, the nose is really intense, more elusive, with strawberry herbal, almost incense aromas. Fuller than Villero, more  E/span>avvolgente E(enveloping)  and yet at the same time deeper, more profound and brooding, not wishing to make a spectacle of itself. Ah! the brilliance of Nebbiolo!

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{ratings} [] Wine Advocate:: 94/100
[] Vinous:: 93-95/100
[] Jancis Robinson MW:: 18/20
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Bottle Price 75cl $1,285
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