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Barolo DOCG Cannubi 2017

Barolo DOCG Cannubi 2017.
93

RP

96

JS

91

WE

Biologico
Da Regalare
Damilano
Vintage: 2017
Location: Piedmont, Barolo (CN)
13
£ 98.00 £ 83.00 -15%
Format 0.75 l. (£ 110.67/lt.)
cod. S6220
The Grand Cru of Barolo

What: Style and elegance
Why: For its ability to mature for a long time in the cellar
Perfect with: Truffles, braised meats and large roasts

Marketed by: Svinando Wine Club via G. Cane 47bis-50 12055 Diano d'Alba (CN) - Italy.
Barolo DOCG Cannubi 2017
Damilano
Vintage: 2017
Location: Piedmont, Barolo (CN)

93

Robert Parker

96

James Suckling

91

Wine enthusiast


£ 98.00 £ 83.00 -15%
Format 0.75 l. (£ 110.67/lt.)
cod. S6220
The Grand Cru of Barolo

What: Style and elegance
Why: For its ability to mature for a long time in the cellar
Perfect with: Truffles, braised meats and large roasts

Marketed by: Svinando Wine Club via G. Cane 47bis-50 12055 Diano d'Alba (CN) - Italy.
Technical Data Sheet
CHARACTERISTICS
  • TypeStill red wine
  • Location Piedmont
  • Grapes 100% nebbiolo
  • Sensations Colour: garnet ruby red with limited presence of orange reflections. Nose: ample enveloping, with clear fruity notes of cherry and plum and evolved hints of tobacco, liquorice and cocoa. Taste: pleasantly dry harmonious on the palate with soft tannins and sensations of body and fullness
  • Vinification temperature-controlled fermentation for 20 days
  • Alcoholic strength 14,5% vol
  • Allergens Contains sulphites
TASTING RECOMMENDATIONS
  • Tips Store in a cool place, away from light, bottle lying down. Do not refrigerate. Open at least 15 minutes before serving
  • Serving temperature 18 grades
  • GlassGran Balon / Borgogna
  • When to drink it Ageingwine
  • Pairing Meat menu
VINEYARD
  • Terrain limestone with 45% sand, 35% silt, 20% clay
  • Exposure and altitude South, Southeast
PRODUCTION NOTES
  • Italy

  • DAMILANO AZIENDA AGRICOLA S.r.l – Via Roma 31-12060 Barolo (CN)

Awarded
  • Robert Parker 93

    The 2017 Barolo Cannubi is pliant and delicate, with subtle and interwoven aromas of wild rose, redcurrant, grilled herb, crushed stone and smoky licorice. In characteristic Cannubi fashion, the wine appears quite delicate and almost understated in terms of aromas, but then it fleshes out and brings in a whole new dimension with ample power and consistency once it hits the palate. The Damilano family has done a good job in a difficult vintage. Production is 40,000 bottles.

  • James Suckling 96

    Sweet berries, tar and hazelnuts on the nose with some iodine and dry earth. Full-bodied with a solid center palate of juicy fruit and powerful, fine tannins. It’s racy and very long. Needs time to soften. Better after 2023.

  • Wine Enthusiast 91

    Aromas of camphor, underbrush, crushed herb and iris come together in the glass. The brawny, concentrated palate shows the heat of the vintage, offering cherry marinated in spirits, prune, licorice and baking spice framed in assertive, close-grained tannins that grip the finish. You'll also notice the heat of evident alcohol on the close. KERIN O’KEEFE

    Barolo DOCG Cannubi 2017
  • Cannubi is considered the Grand Cru of Barolo, an extraordinary wine in terms of style and elegance. This is due to the absolute quality of the grapes from the hill of the same name, where the soils are poorly developed, consisting of greyish-white clay marls on the surface. In the part owned by the Damilano family, in particular, the soil has a high percentage of sand (up to 45%) that gives the grapes intense aromas of cherry, plum and tobacco, rose and violet in evolution. Intense and lively in colour, Barolo Cannubi by Damilano presents itself in the glass with an intense polyphenolic concentration. At first glance, its ruby-garnet red colour with a limited presence of orange reflections is striking. The bouquet is particularly broad and enveloping, with clear fruity notes of cherry and plum and evolved hints of tobacco, liquorice and cocoa. In the mouth, on the other hand, one immediately discovers a pleasantly harmonious and dry wine, with soft tannins and clear sensations of body and fullness. A Barolo that is fabulous even today but that is in no hurry to leave its bottle. A wine of this calibre has the capacity to continue to mature for a long time in the cellar. It only requires a suitable environment for its rest. Let's wake it up in 10 or 15 years.... It will still be able to give us great, great satisfaction. Truffles, braised meats and rich roasts. This wine will certainly be able to make every dish taste even better.

    Damilano is one of Barolo's historic wineries with ancient traditions. Over a hundred years old, even. In fact, the Damilano family's activity dates back to 1890, when Giuseppe Borgogno, great-grandfather of the current owners, began cultivating and vinifying the grapes he owned in the commune of Barolo. However, it was with the next generation, with Giacomo Damilano, the founder's son-in-law, that the winery took on its current name. Since 1997, his grandsons have been at the helm of the fine Langa winery. Guido, Mario and Paolo Damilano carry on the work of their ancestors with commitment, making the most of the Langhe's main grape variety, Nebbiolo, and the most suitable vineyards. But the secret of the high quality of Damilano wines is to be found in the vineyards, located in the elective areas for the production of Nebbiolo grapes, such as the Cannubi, Liste, Brunate and Cerequio Cru.

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