Enzo Boglietti 2011 Brunate Barolo
- Enzo Boglietti established his winery in 1991 in the heart of La Morra after growing up farming grapes, tending dairy cows and making fine cheeses with his father.
- Since then his holdings have grown to include 50 acres of single vineyard sites scattered across the Langhe.
- Enzo might well be the most open minded, progressive grower/vintner you’ll come across in Piemonte – Visit his winery during harvest and you will find new experiments around each corner, with carefully marked lots bubbling away in every vessel imaginable, from botti, to foudre, to concrete egg, to barrique.
ABOUT THE WINE
- The Brunate “Cru” is a true archtype of high class Barolo. This La Morra vineyard spills over into the actual township of Barolo on a long slope which varies from 260-405 meters above sea level. Exposure is predominantly south to southeast. Enzo loves making wine from this site as it has the rare ability to deliver perfumed elegance and power in equal parts.
Vintage: 2011 | Wine Type: Red Wine
Origin: Italy | Appellation: Barolo DOCG
Elaboration: Sustainably farmed, harvested by hand and fermented with native yeasts. 70% new French, 30% used French oak barrels for 15 months. Blended and aged in used large French oak casks for an additional 15 months. Soil is light red marl, limestone with clay patches.
Winemaker: Enzo Boglietti
Fine bouquet of violets, red and black fruits with some oak. A full-bodied, racy Barolo of huge structure with nice, medium acidity that delivers a very long and elegant finish.
Production: 394 cases (6x750ml) | Alcohol: 14.7% | TA: 6.08 g/l | Residual Sugar: 2.0 g/l | pH: 3.58
PRESS & POINTS
2014 – 92 Points, James Suckling
2008 – 92 Points, Stephen Tanzer’s International Wine Cellar
2007 – 94 Points, Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate
2007 – 93 Points, Wine Enthusiast
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