2013 Barolo Bricco Fiasco Azelia - 12x75cl
12B3BBFA _ 2013 - Barolo Bricco Fiasco Azelia - 12x75cl
  • Colour Red
  • Producer Azelia
  • Region Piedmont
  • Grape Nebbiolo
  • Drinking 2020 - 2032
  • Case size 12x75cl
  • Available Now

2013 - Barolo Bricco Fiasco Azelia - 12x75cl

  • Colour Red
  • Producer Azelia
  • Region Piedmont
  • Grape Nebbiolo
  • Drinking 2020 - 2032
  • Case size 12x75cl
  • Available Now
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Case price: £638.47 Duty Paid inc VAT
Equivalent Bottle Price: £53.20 Duty Paid inc VAT
Case price: £698.47 Duty Paid inc VAT
Equivalent Bottle Price: £58.20 Duty Paid inc VAT
Case price: £500.00 In Bond
Case price: £550.00 In Bond
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  • Antonio Galloni, November 2016, Score: 93

    The 2013 Barolo Bricco Fiasco is one of the most gracious and delicate wines I have ever tasted from this site. Sweet red cherry, kirsch, mint, cranberry and white pepper give the 2013 its distinctive high-toned personality. Moreover, the firm, searing tannins that are so typical of this site are remarkably polished. Readers should expect an aromatic, perfumed Barolo built on grace more than power. The Bricco Fiasco was aged in French oak barrels, with about 10% new wood. Drink 2019-2033.

  • ML, August 2017, Score: 95

    The 2013 Barolo Bricco Fiasco shows exceptional balance in this terrific vintage. The wine starts slowly but increases in a steady upswing of intensity and complexity as it takes on air in the glass. This vineyard located in Castiglione Falletto was planted in the 1940s, and the vines are now 80 years old, on average. They are at their production prime, especially when it comes to the nuanced and finessed fruit produced. The soils here show a larger percentage of sand compared to neighboring Serralunga d'Alba, and the wine is more fruit forward and elegant as a result. The bouquet offers pressed rose, violets and warm autumnal notes. Only 6,300 bottles were produced. This is a terrific wine. Drink 2018-2032.

Producer

Azelia

Azelia is a true Barolo lover’s secret. Not only are the wines exquisite, but the family are hugely passionate. We have been lucky enough to visit this estate for a number of years, and never leave without a big smile on our faces! Now in the hands of the fourth and fifth generation of the Scavino family, Luigi and his son Lorenzo manage the 16-hectare estate and craft excellent single vineyard Barolos in the villages of Ca...Read more

Azelia is a true Barolo lover’s secret. Not only are the wines exquisite, but the family are hugely passionate. We have been lucky enough to visit this estate for a number of years, and never leave without a big smile on our faces! Now in the hands of the fourth and fifth generation of the Scavino family, Luigi and his son Lorenzo manage the 16-hectare estate and craft excellent single vineyard Barolos in the villages of Castiglione Falletto and Serralunga d’Alba. As they say, “only the expert eye and the skilled hand achieve the highest quality of grapes.” Their talents have not gone unnoticed by the critics either. Antonio Galloni writes, “Azelia remains one of the under-the-radar jewels of Piemonte. The wines have been terrific for some time, and prices are exceedingly fair considering the quality of what goes into the bottle”. For Barolo lovers, or those new to the region, Azelia offers a source of sensibly priced, site-specific Barolos. The wines offer beguiling fruit, a distinct richness and structure and unparalleled textural complexity. Single vineyard ‘cru’ sites are developing an ever-greater prominence in Barolo and Azelia own some of the best. They produce a village Barolo and four crus (Bricco Fiasco, Margheria, San Rocco and Cerretta) as well as the Bricco Voghera Riserva. They also make a delicious Langhe Nebbiolo and a rather serious single vineyard Dolcetto d’Alba Bricco Oriolo. We are utterly convinced by the sensibly priced, site-specific wines that they craft from the region's most enviable vineyards.Read less

Region

Piedmont

Piedmont is located in the north western corner of Italy. Though several grape varieties are prominent such as Dolcetto, Barbera and Moscato, it is Nebbiolo that reigns supreme. It produces wines that are not particularly deep in colour, yet they are perfumed, powerful and can age for many years. Due to the ethereal nature of the Nebbiolo grape and the numerous single vineyard wines, many compare top examples to grand cru Burgundies of the Côte de Nuits.Mountainous, its vineyards are cut into the hillsides forming terraces reminiscent of the Mosel Valley in Germany and the northern Rhone Valley in France. The two most notable appellations are Barolo and Barbaresco.