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A clear balsamic trace then opens to a complex and enveloping taste, characterized by a tannic texture of rare nobility, which recalls silk. Balanced, very fine, it is impossible not to recognize its innate and shining elegance. It closes with a finish of great freshness and persistence, on notes of spices.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003ch4\u003e\u003c\/h4\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #222223;\"\u003eReviews:\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cspan style=\"color: #9f250d;\"\u003e\u003cstrong data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eWine Advocate\u003c\/strong\u003e:\u003c\/span\u003e From the Bricco delle Viole cru, or the vineyard most strongly associated with this historic estate, this is a versatile or \"evergreen\" wine that always delivers consistent results. The G.D. 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A clear balsamic trace then opens to a complex and enveloping taste, characterized by a tannic texture of rare nobility, which recalls silk. Balanced, very fine, it is impossible not to recognize its innate and shining elegance. It closes with a finish of great freshness and persistence, on notes of spices.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003ch4\u003e\u003c\/h4\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #222223;\"\u003eReviews:\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cspan style=\"color: #9f250d;\"\u003e\u003cstrong data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eWine Advocate\u003c\/strong\u003e:\u003c\/span\u003e From the Bricco delle Viole cru, or the vineyard most strongly associated with this historic estate, this is a versatile or \"evergreen\" wine that always delivers consistent results. The G.D. Vajra 2016 Barolo Bricco delle Viole sees fruit from a seven-hectare vineyard with high exposures positioned at 400 to 480 meters above sea level. This site shows characteristic Tortonian-era soils classified as Sant'Agata marl with fossils. These soils have an enormous capacity to regulate the ripening process, resulting in the longer growing seasons relished by the Nebbiolo grape. In a word, the profile here is classic. You get delicate fruit tones and wild rose with camphor ash, licorice and tar. The wine is beautifully harmonious and ethereal.\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #222223;\"\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #9f250d;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eVinous:\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e The 2016 Barolo Bricco delle Viole is going to need a few years to emerge, but it has all the qualities to develop into a truly special wine. 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2016 | G.D. Vajra | Barolo Bricco Viole

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Red Wine: 2016 | G.D. Vajra | Barolo Bricco Viole

Adhering to old-style winemaking methods, though blending these with new techniques, G.D Vajra produces superbly elegant wines. This has superb concentration and a long life ahead.

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Producer: G.D. Vajra

Ratings: WA | 98  VN | 97

Vintage: 2016

Size: 750ml

ABV: 14%

Varietal: Nebbiolo

    Country/Region: Italy, Piedmont

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      Brilliant ruby ​​red, the nose expresses all the beauty of Barolo di Barolo thanks to hints of cherries in alcohol, violets and dried roses, citrus fruits. A clear balsamic trace then opens to a complex and enveloping taste, characterized by a tannic texture of rare nobility, which recalls silk. Balanced, very fine, it is impossible not to recognize its innate and shining elegance. It closes with a finish of great freshness and persistence, on notes of spices.

        Reviews:

        • Wine Advocate: From the Bricco delle Viole cru, or the vineyard most strongly associated with this historic estate, this is a versatile or "evergreen" wine that always delivers consistent results. The G.D. Vajra 2016 Barolo Bricco delle Viole sees fruit from a seven-hectare vineyard with high exposures positioned at 400 to 480 meters above sea level. This site shows characteristic Tortonian-era soils classified as Sant'Agata marl with fossils. These soils have an enormous capacity to regulate the ripening process, resulting in the longer growing seasons relished by the Nebbiolo grape. In a word, the profile here is classic. You get delicate fruit tones and wild rose with camphor ash, licorice and tar. The wine is beautifully harmonious and ethereal.
        • Vinous: The 2016 Barolo Bricco delle Viole is going to need a few years to emerge, but it has all the qualities to develop into a truly special wine. Dark red/purpleish fruit, hard candy, mint, lavender and sweet spice give the 2016 striking inner perfume. On the palate, the 2016 is a tightly wound, classically austere Barolo that will especially delight readers with traditionally leaning palates. In this late-ripening vintage, there is a great balance of structure, aromatics and mid-palate sweetness. I absolutely loved it.

        Producer Information

        The estate of GD Vajra is situated in Vergne, the highest village in the Commune of Barolo. Its vineyards are planted with Nebbiolo, Dolcetto, and Barbera at heights of 350-400 meters, which result in distinctive and aromatic wines. The Vajra family is a group of dedicated, passionate winegrowers who are also grounded and sensitive to the human role in winemaking. Their philosophy remains faithful to the traditional and authentic wines of Piemonte. In essence, they regard themselves as the instruments that enable nature and the environment full self-expression through their wines.

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