2005 - Barolo Vignolo Riserva Cavallotto Fratelli
12A5BVRF6PK _ 2005 - Barolo Vignolo Riserva Cavallotto Fratelli - 6x75cl
Colour
Red
Producer
Cavallotto
Region
Barolo
Grape
Nebbiolo
Drinking
2015 - 2028
Case size
6x75cl
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2005 BAROLO VIGNOLO RISERVA CAVALLOTTO FRATELLI - 6x75cl

Colour
Red
Producer
Cavallotto
Region
Barolo
Grape
Nebbiolo
Drinking
2015 - 2028
Case size
6x75cl
Available Now
Duty Paid (Inc. VAT)
Case price £520.07 (Inc. VAT)
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Tasting Notes

  • GDH

    Goedhuis, April 2012

    Vignolo is the more feminine of the Cavallotto's Riservas which requires less ageing time than SanGiuseppe in bottle before it is at its pinnacle. The 2005 is rich, ample yet elegant with notes of sweet leather, dried roses, plums and liquorice. Antonio Galloni scored both of the Cavallotto Riservas an impressive 95 points and described Vignolo as having "an exotic quality to the fruit" which "remains a quintessential Castiglione Falletto Barolo built on aromatics, elegant fruit and silky tannins. There is an energy and vibrancy I find highly appealing, a fabulous showing. (October 2011)

Producer

Cavallotto

If we could spend an entire day at one Piedmont estate, it would have to be Cavallotto. Perched onthe slopes of Castiglione Falletto, it overlooks the lush Barolo landscape and houses a botanicalgarden featuring rare species of plants and trees. Though the idyllic surroundings are reason enough to linger, the wines that they produce from their 23 hectares of organically grown vines (the first in the region to follow organic methods), are most definitely another.Alfio and Giuseppe Cavallotto rely on a ‘hands off ' approach using mostly large Botti which allowthe wines to breathe and develop naturally without additional oak extraction. The results areexquisite and their offerings make up some of the most elegant, complex Italian wines on our list.Tasting with Alfio on our last trip enhanced our enthusiasm for this wonderful estate even further- a feat that we did not think possible.

Region

Barolo

With Brunello in Tuscany, Barolo is undoubtedly Italy's finest wine producing region. Located in Piedmont in the north west of Iataly Barolo is comprised of 5 major communes - Barolo, Monteforte d'Alba, La Morra, Castiglione Falletto and Serralunga d'Alba - though the latter three tend to represent the main styles of the region. The wines are compelling and polished - an exemplary expression of the Nebbiolo grape. DOCG law requires a minimum ageing of 2 years in cask or barrel yet can be longer depending on the producer. Barolos are generally released four or more years after the vintage.