Barolo Rocche di Castiglione, Oddero

Barolo Rocche di Castiglione, Oddero - 2019

Item # 28981 750mL

A deep Nebbiolo, brilliantly garnet with all the classic elements of red flowers, fruit, and tar. Open and expressive already. This structured Barolo will develop well for many years to come. Decant and serve with gamey meats, earthy pastas, and ripe, melted cheeses. Rocche di Castiglione is a beautiful, narrow vineyard on top of the “Rocche,” or cliffs. The mother rock is close to the surface, yielding wines of incredible grace.

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About the Producer

La Morra, Piedmont, Italy “Poderi e Cantine Oddero” (Oddero Estate and Winery) is a historic name among Barolo producers. Run for generations by men, it is now in the hands of Mariacristina and Mariavittoria, the daughters of Giacomo Oddero, Barolo patriarch and a man whose fame reaches beyond the Langhe. The company dedicates its full attention to the winemaking process, blending ancient wisdom...

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Piedmont

The most famous grape in Piedmont is the noble Nebbiolo, which makes the long-lived Barolo and Barbaresco. There are plenty of Nebbiolo-based wines that are quite enjoyable in their youth, however, often produced in smaller, lesser-known regions such as Ghemme or Gattinara. Several other Piedmontese grapes make striking and delicious wines: Pelaverga produces light-colored reds with distinctive notes of strawberry, cherry, and pink peppercorn. The red Freisa is vinified in a variety of styles:...

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