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2013 Ceretto Barolo BrunateNebbiolo from Italy


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  • 96 Antonio Galloni - Vinous
  • 95 James Suckling -
  • 94 Monica Larner - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate
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Like the Prapò, the Barolo Brunate is much less expressive than it was immediately after bottling. Gracious and super-classic in feel, the Brunate has a lot to offer. In the glass, the wine is delicate and sensual. Even so, its best days are far off into the future. The Brunate is the least expressive of Ceretto's 2013 Barolos today. Then again, that is Brunate.

95 James Suckling -

Extremely perfumed and pretty with flowers, citrus fruit, and cherries. Full body, a super-refined center palate, polished and refined tannins and a long and subtle finish. A beauty. Classic style. Drink in 2020.

94 Monica Larner - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate

Ceretto's 2013 Barolo Brunate shows dark garnet luminosity with subtle hues of cooked brick at the rims. By appearance alone, this is a very inviting Barolo. The bouquet is a bit softer and more delicate in this vintage. The wine shows a beautiful side of the usually more potent and austere Brunate cru. Following in a similar theme, the mouthfeel is lightly layered and nuanced. The yielding tannins make this wine slightly more accessible, although it is also built for long aging should that be your preference. The wine is versatile and approachable in the medium term as well.

Product Detail

Item # 121318
Country Italy
Region Piedmont
Sub-Region Barolo

96 - Antonio Galloni - Vinous

95 - James Suckling -

94 - Monica Larner - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate

Vintage 2013
Color Red
ABV 13.0%
Varietal(s) Nebbiolo
Size 750mL
Closure Cork
Taste blackberry, cherry, smoke and earth
Nose truffle, cherry, plum, leather and vanilla