Fratelli Brovia Rocche (1.5 Liter Magnum) 2007 | Wine.com

 

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    Fratelli Brovia Rocche (1.5 Liter Magnum) 2007
    Nebbiolo - Piedmont, Italy

    Ratings

    • RP96
    • ST93
    Price: $169.00
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    Professional Ratings: 96 The Wine Advocate, 93 International Wine Cellar

    Region: Piedmont, Italy

    Varietal: Nebbiolo

    Style: Big & Bold

    Alcohol By Volume: 14.5%

    • 10%
    • 16%

    Item no. 118541

    Winemaker's Notes:

    An extremely fine and elegant wine from one of the great vineyards of Castiglione Falletto. The color is garnet red with light orange colored reflections. The nose is balanced and intense with violets, strawberries, prunes, cherries, mint, woody essence, licorice and some balsamic notes. The taste begins slowly, but it grows incrementally until coating the palate.

    This wine can combine with every dish (except sweets) going particularly well with meat dishes and dry mature cheese.

    100% Nebbiolo

    Critical Acclaim:

    The 2007 Barolo Rocche emerges from the glass with freshly cut roses, sweet berries and spices. The Rocche is always the most open of Brovia’s single vineyard Baroli. In 2007 the wine has an extra dimension of textural richness that makes it incredibly appealing even at this young stage. Floral notes reappear on the silky, pure finish. This is a fabulous showing, but the wine will be even better in a few years. Anticipated maturity: 2017-2027.

    96 Points
    The Wine Advocate

    Good fresh, full red. Ripe currant and plum aromas lifted by a strong violet quality. Sweet, silky and light on its feet, with terrific energy and lift to the fruit and floral flavors. Wonderfully fine-grained Barolo, finishing with suave tannins that coat the front teeth. For all its early appeal, there's excellent medicinal reserve here as well.

    93 Points
    International Wine Cellar
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