Boroli Barolo Cerequio 2012
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Clear bright ruby colour with very light garnet red reflections; intense and persistent aroma of red fruit with notes of plum and cherry. A pleasant aroma of wood is noticeable after the fruity aroma, anticipating the full taste of a great wine suitable for long lasting life. A succulent, rich, full-bodied and pleasant taste emerges after the woody one, with the presence of slightly ripe red fruit.
An elegant style, boasting cherry, leather, earth, tobacco and spice flavors, matched to a lively structure. Balanced, combining grip with spice on the long finish. Best from 2019 through 2033. 450 cases made.
Score: 92, Bruce Sanderson, December 31, 2017
The 2012 Barolo Cerequio offers praiseworthy elegance that is made more evident thanks to the wine's solid structure. Polished aromas of wild berry, anise seed, dried ginger, tar and licorice combine to give the wine a lasting sense of aromatic lift and buoyancy. The mouthfeel follows with a tight and streamlined approach. Boroli has achieved beautiful results in the Cerequio cru, despite a vintage that saw sporadic hail storms and difficult summer heat spikes.
Score: 92, Monica Larner, June 29, 2016
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