HDH Wine

2015 Barolo, Aleste, Luciano Sandrone

Barolo, Piedmont

$135.00 per Bottle


2 Bottles




"Sandrone's 2015 Barolo Aleste is a total stunner. Succulent dark cherry, plum, mocha, lavender and spice are all beautifully framed by ripe, silky tannins. Creamy, resonant and super-expressive, the 2015 Aleste hits all the right notes. Next to Le Vigne, Aleste is more typical of what readers might expect from a warm year. It is a gorgeous Barolo from the Sandrone family." Antonio Galloni, Vinous.com
(AG, 02/01/2019)

Rating: 96
Drink from: 2025-2040

"There is more purple and black fruit in the 2015 Barolo Aleste compared to past vintages from Luciano Sandrone and also fewer of those floral accents that characterize the Cannubi Boschis where this fruit comes from. All the same, the bouquet comes off equally as intense and as generous as ever, if not more so. This wine also seems ready from an aromatic point of view, even if it needs some extra time to reverberate in the mouth. It is compact and firm, with good, meaty fruit, and it's refreshingly expansive in scope." Monica Larner, Robert Parker's Wine Advocate #243
(WA, 06/28/2019)

Rating: 95
Drink from: 2022-2045

"Rose and juniper aromas lead off, settling this red into pure flavors of floral, cherry, strawberry, sun-warmed hay, licorice and mineral. Linear and firm, yet classy and elegant, this tightens up on the finish. Best from 2023 through 2043. 150 cases imported." Wine Spectator
(WS, 01/01/2019)

Rating: 94
Drink from: 2023-2043

"Aromas of dried flowers and sweet berries follow through to a full body, very firm and chewy tannins and a long, flavorful finish. Reserved and tight. Try in 2024." JamesSuckling.com
(JS, 11/07/2019)

Rating: 94
Drink from: 2024

"Tasted blind. Deep ruby. Concentrated and a little opulent with lots of ripe fruit on the nose. Lots of tangy fruit on the palate striking a near-perfect balance with the long, grainy tannins. Embryonic and arresting." Walter Speller, JancisRobinson.com
(JR, 06/25/2019)

Rating: 18
Drink from: 2020-2030

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