2009 Barolo, pure Nebbiolo from Piedmont.
Strongest cuvee of Rocche dei Manzoni, DOCG Barolo Vigna d'la Roul is a pure Nebbiolo , aged for 48 months in oak barrels. This 2009 Vigna d'la Roul exhibits a garnet-tinted red dark and shiny red colour. On the nose, it releases ripped red berry aromas, violet or even tar with a good density. On the palate, the 2009 Vigna d'la Roul shows great density developing on firm tannins. Long on finish, this wine can wait for about thirty year in cellar in order to improve.
Wine Advocate-Parker :
The 2009 Barolo Vigna d'la Roul shows spectacular elegance with sharp mineral tones of brimstone and crushed granite that frame the fruit. The aromatic delivery is impeccable, clean and intense, with distinct tones of chopped mint, licorice, tar, leather and light shadings of exotic spice. The mouthfeel is textured, with finely grained tannins that give the wine grip and persistency. Anticipated maturity: 2015-2025.