La Spinetta Barolo Campè 2004 - Station Plaza Wine
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La Spinetta Barolo Campè 2004
SKU: 11571

La Spinetta Barolo Campè 2004

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750ml
$150.00
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$119.89

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Category Red Wine
Varietal
Region Italy, Piedmont, Barolo
Brand La Spinetta
Alcohol/vol 14.5%
Color: Intense vibrant ruby red. Bouquet: Scents of black fruits and spices, well balanced wood. Taste: Powerful and complex, balancing acidity and long and dense, yet fine fruit finish. Pairings: Ideal with grilled food, sauced and elaborate red meat as well as wild game.
Wine Spectator
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Slightly earthy, with mushroom and very ripe fruit. Almost pruny. Transforms to gorgeous fruit. Full-bodied, with spicy, meaty and superripe fruit flavors. Chewy and tannic. Big and rich. Turns exotic. This is massive, with impressive structure. Best after 2013.

James Suckling, June 15, 2008
Wine Advocate
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The 2004 Barolo Campe has put on quite a bit of weight since it was bottled. This massive, powerful Barolo flows from the glass with its signature over-ripe aromatics and masses of dark fruit, tobacco, leather and spices. The tannins build impressively on the long finish. Buckle your chinstraps, this is not a wine for the timid. Ultimately, I am not sure there is enough fruit to stand up to the wine's structural components over the long-term. In choosing to bottle riservas from his best vines (see below) Rivetti is running the risk of compromising his non-riserva bottlings. Anticipated maturity: 2014-2024.

Antonio Galloni, October 2008
Wine Enthusiast
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Two years of aging in French oak help shape the overall quality of this beautiful wine. It opens with a luminous garnet color and segues to aromas of spice, anise seed, mineral and black fruit. This is a penetrating interpretation of Nebbiolo with firm tannins and a powerful finish.

Monica Larner, April 1, 2009