The garnet colored 2009 Barolo le Vigne from Sandrone Luciano shows an intense bouquet of ripe fruits and hints of vanilla and wood. On the palate the 2009 Barolo le Vigne is well-balanced and consistent with mineral flavours, as well as balsamic, herbal and spicy notes. It shows young tannins which express the typical characteristics of vines in the Cerreta and Contemi regions. With a great fruit, intense tannins and a bold acidity, this 2009 Barolo le Vigne from Sandrone Luciano confirms all pretentions and is a wine which last several years whereas it has not yet come to his peak.
Parker : 95 / 100 J. Robinson : 16,5 / 20
Wine Advocate-Parker : The 2009 Barolo Le Vigne shows class and pedigree with bright fruit tones carefully wrapped within the wine's elegant texture. The purity and the intensity of the wine are exceptional, especially when compared to other Barolos from this vintage. The bouquet is polished and long, with pristine accents of spice, licorice and anise seed. Made with fruit sourced from various parcels, this wine speaks with a strong and confident tone. Anticipated maturity: 2015-2028.