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2013 Barolo, Aleste, Luciano Sandrone

Barolo, Piedmont

$135.00 per Bottle


39 Bottles




"The 2013 Barolo Aleste is a wine of striking purity and nuance. It is also one of the most finessed, vivid young Barolos I have ever tasted from Sandrone. The translucence of Nebbiolo comes through loud and clear. Freshly cut flowers, mint and finely cut fruit are some of the signatures. This wine has developed beautifully in recent vintages as the oak influence is less than it was just a few years ago. Beams of tannin and bright, salivating acidity add finesse to this translucent, exceptional Barolo. Aleste is the new name Sandrone is using for the Barolo formerly known as Cannubi Boschis." Antonio Galloni, Vinous.com
(AG, 02/01/2017)

Rating: 97+

"Extremely perfumed with blackberry and chocolate aromas. Hints of mushrooms. Full body, soft and velvety tannins and a long and flavorful finish. Shows wonderful potential. This replaces their Cannubi Boschis bottling. Better in 2020." JamesSuckling.com
(JS, 02/20/2017)

Rating: 95
Drink from: 2020

"Well-structured, revealing dark fruit flavors of black cherry and black currant, with accents of iron, tobacco and tar. Has grip and a fresh feel, lingering on the licorice- and mineral-tinged finish. Best from 2020 through 2040. 150 cases imported." Wine Spectator
(WS, 12/31/2017)

Rating: 94
Drink from: 2020-2040

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