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Date of review : January 2020
Vintage wine : Barolo Docg Parafada 2015
Ratings/Awards : 95

“The 2015 Barolo Parafada sees fruit sourced from 61-year-old vineyards planted in a spot with a steep incline that requires back-breaking labor to farm. Only 4,800 bottles were made with this edition, and those numbers are expected to decrease as the vigor of the old vines slow down as they age. However, the deep nature of the root systems means that this vineyard is rarely troubled by drought. The vines produce smaller berries, and this wine sports an inky dark appearance with concentrated fruit as a result. The wine’s aromas are beautifully presented and rich with black cherry and dried plum. In the mouth, this wine is generous with thick fiber and ample volume. Give it time to whittle down just a bit with extra bottle aging.” - Robert Parker