2016 Bruna Grimaldi Barolo Bricco AmbrogioNebbiolo from Italy
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"Bricco Ambrogio is located in the northern part of the Barolo area. This is a majestic hill with the perfect exposure to the sun that confers warm perfumes to this Barolo, i...
- 93 Monica Larner - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate
93 Monica Larner - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate
"Roddi is one of the least-traveled areas in the appellation, and Bricco Ambrogio is one of its best growing sites, with clay and Sant'Agata marl soils. Bruna Grimaldi and her family reveal one of the finest interpretations of the site, offering a wine that is sturdy on its feet and compelling in terms of its aromatic offerings and complexity. The 2016 Barolo Bricco Ambrogio plays a strong hand in terms of mouthfeel, where this structured and firm wine grips tightly to the palate. The aromas are fleeting and fluid with a flurry of wild rose, forest berry, tar and black licorice aromas. I found this wine to have a larger disconnect between nose and palate compared to the more seamless Baroli from the estate. The wine is fermented with submerged cap and completes its malolactic fermentation in tank. Both methods play toward the delicate nature of this Barolo. Only 4,500 bottles will be released in July 2020."
"Bricco Ambrogio is located in the northern part of the Barolo area. This is a majestic hill with the perfect exposure to the sun that confers warm perfumes to this Barolo, including ripe fruits and spices notes. The palate captures the attention for the structure that lean on silky and enjoyable tannins. This Barolo has a great elegance." -Winery