Power, purity…Brunate – 2009 Oddero Barolo Brunate

From a 0,4 hectare site in one of Barolo’s most esteemed Cru comes this immensely enjoyable effort from the historical producer, Poderi e Cantine (farms and cellars) Oddero. Vine age is ~ 60 years, and production is just 2,000 bottles; since 2010 vintage, this site is now farmed according to BIO methods. Brunate Cru The…

G.B. Burlotto – 2013 Barolo wines, and more

I’d contacted Fabio Alessandria, winemaker at G.B. Burlotto, several months in advance of my trip to Langhe – I know how busy he is, not only in the vineyards/cellar, but also marketing the wines in London, New York City, etc. And even though I saw Fabio on 2 April, at the Grandi Langhe 2017 event that morning…