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G.D. Vajra Barolo Bricco delle Viole 2015 | 750 ml.

Item #: 52798

WE95 RP94+ SP94 VN93+

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Primary Grape: Nebbiolo | All Grapes: 100% Nebbiolo

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Critical Acclaim

RP94+ Robert Parker’s The Wine Advocate 28th Jun 2019

"The 2015 Barolo Bricco Delle Viole is a delicate and pure expression of Nebbiolo. The wine shows its naked beauty with pride, provocatively semi-dressed in lacy, floral aromas of wild rose and pressed violets. At this young age, the wine exhibits a gentle mix of fruity and floral characteristics that merge into the bouquet with intrepidness. The fruit from this vineyard within the Barolo township has maintained its freshness and crispness despite the heat of the 2015 growing season. I think it would be a lovely match for a veal piccata and cream sauce, with parsley and capers." (94+ pts.)

VN93+ Vinous Feb 2019

"The flagship Barolo Bricco delle Viole is quite understated and gracious in 2015. Medium in body, with the persistent tannins that are so typical of this site, the 2015 is lithe, focused and full of energy. The warm vintage notwithstanding, in 2015, Vajra’s Bricco delle Viole is distinctly sinewy and tense. It will offer considerable appeal to readers who find some of the other 2015 Barolos too open and giving in their youthful stage. Kirsch, rose petal, mint and chalky notes build into a finely cut finish. Time in the glass softens some of the youthful, austere contours, but this remains a 2015 Barolo that needs time in bottle to be at its very best." (93+ pts.)

WE95 Wine Enthusiast 12/1/2019

"You’ll find enticing scents of rose, violet, woodland berry, tobacco and a heady whiff of pine on this fragrant, full-bodied red. The juicy, delicious palate shows focus and intensity, doling out succulent raspberry, ripe red cherry, blood orange, licorice and baking spice framed in polished tannins. It’s already showing beautifully but will also offer years of enjoyment. Drink 2020–2027." (95 pts.)

SP94 Wine Spectator Oct 15, 2019

"Enticing aromas and flavors of plum, cherry, iron and menthol are folded harmoniously into the lush texture and broad tannins of this long and vibrant red, with licorice, mineral and tobacco elements lingering. Best from 2022 through 2040. 1,200 cases made." (94 pts.)

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More Information
SKU52798
Product TypeWine
Alternate NameG.D. Vajra Barolo Bricco delle Viole
CountryItaly
RegionPiedmont
Product Location - Location-AppellationBarolo
Package Size750 ml.
Proof/Alcohol by Volume14.5%
BrandG.D. Vajra
Bottles per Case12
Vintage2015
Bin Location0
Premier PickNo
Wine TypeTable Wine
Wine - ColorRed
Grape(s)100% Nebbiolo
Primary GrapeNebbiolo
Dollar Sale (Y/N)No