Ceretto Barolo Prapò 2019
|Italy, Piedmont, Barolo
With aromas of dark cherry, preserved raspberries, clove and dried roses, this wine wafts from the glass with grace and class. It offers a firm and well-structured palate, displaying solid tannins and energetic acidity that lifts the notes of mixed wild berries, tobacco and tea, finishing with a chalky minerality.
With fruit from Serralunga d'Alba, the organic Ceretto 2019 Barolo Prapò is a natural extension to a portfolio of wines that represents some of the greatest cru sites in the appellation. This wine shows the extra power and fruit concentration that this site is known for, and there is a pretty touch of sweetness as well, with dried cherry and raspberry, that softens the mineral tones and iron-rich aromas. This wine balances both power and elegance, not an easy feat.
The 2019 Barolo Prapò is probably the most finessed Prapò I have ever tasted from Ceretto. Dark cherry, plum, lavender, rose petal, menthol, licorice and spice are all amplified in this broad, explosive Barolo. A huge kick of Serralunga acid and tannin punctuates the finish.