2018 Monchiero Rocche di Castiglione Barolo

2018 Monchiero Rocche di Castiglione Barolo

Regular price $139.00 Sale

95 Points, Gary Walsh – tip top tipple, “Such perfume! Rose petal, tea, and orange peel, raspberry, cherry, almond, a dusting of spice. Quiet succulence of ripe red fruits, silky fine powdery tannin grip, freshness and vigour, a fine stony ‘mineral’ feel, lovely flow and finesse, and a long finish that’s all crushed rock and fragrance. Wonderful. A more delicate, dare I say ‘Burgundian’ vintage, and none the worse for that.”

96 Points, 5 Stars - The Real Review (Huon Hooke) – “A deceptively pale-ruby colour. The bouquet is subtle yet complex, red cherry and raspberry fruit with rose petal lift, a hint of liquorice or fennel, crushed mixed herbs, tobacco and just a faint spike of volatility, quite appealing. The palate is delicate and precise, juicy fruit flavours combined with saline minerality, a coil of anise and liquorice spice, all gently bound by a web of filigree tannins, the finish succulent and long. Such a lovely and elegant wine” Stephen Blandford drink 2022-2038 

17++ Jancis Robinson – “Mid ruby. Great focus and complexity on the nose. Spicy dried fruit mingling with minerally notes. Muscular but elegant. Juicy palate with real complexity and truly elegant, with rich but never dominating tannins. Could be GV. (WS)”