Oddero

Barolo Brunate

2018
Barolo
Piedmont
Italy
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OD-ay-ro Ba-RO-lo Broo-NA-tay
Varietal
Nebbiolo
$150
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GRAPE(S)
Nebbiolo
Barolo, Piedmont
GRAPE VARIETAL(S)
Nebbiolo
100% Neb-BYO-lo
Nebbiolo is not only Piedmont’s, but also one of Italy’s most esteemed grape varietals, producing Tone & Backbone expressive, age-worthy wines. Nebbiolo is planted on south facing hillsides with the best wines planted on calcareous marl soil to the north and south of Alba in Barbaresco and Barolo. Nebbiolo tends to be pale in color, with brick notes with age that appear earlier than most other red wine varieties. In its youth, it has crisp acidity and high tannin, and with time displays ethereal perfumed aromas of including, cherries, tar, smoke, licorice, roses, and violets.
Country / State
Italy
Region
Piedmont
Sub Region
Barolo
Producer
Oddero
Vintage
2018
Oddero's Vigna Rionda Vineyard Oddero's Vigna Rionda Vineyard

Oddero

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In the last few years, Oddero, under the leadership of the granddaughter of Giacomo Oddero, Mariacristina, along with his grandchildren, have made huge strides in quality at this historic traditional estate. 

Oddero's historical bottlesOddero's historical bottles
Panorama of Oddero's vineyardsPanorama of Oddero's vineyards

The estate has always farmed some of the best vineyards among the 35 hectares under vine, including Vigna Rionda, Rocche di Castiglione, and Bussia. The winery is now organic and has introduced more innovation to the winemaking process, adding to the consistency of wines. 

The wines of Oddero balance power and elegance along with an aromatic intensity and structure that speaks to the potential of nebbiolo in Piedmont, Italy.