Oddero Barolo Riserva Vignarionda DOCG 2013


Wine Region: Piedmont, Barolo DOCG

Grape: 100% Nebbiolo

Total Production: 2,700 bottles

Accolades: RP95+

Critical Acclaim
Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate:
“The Oddero 2013 Barolo Riserva Vignarionda is a gracefully aged expression with some dusty characteristics behind dried cherry fruit, spice and crushed mineral. The wine is pinned tightly together by a long succession of elegant and linear tones. The tannins are tucked in at the back and seamlessly absorbed into the mid-weight texture of fruit from Serralunga d’Alba. This is a very precise and linear expression. The idea behind this Riserva was to present a late release 10 years after the harvest. But Mariacristina Oddero and her family decided that it made more sense to time each release according to the qualities of the vintage. This 2013 shows beautiful results now, but it still holds back today in order to give you more tomorrow.”


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Tasting Notes:
Intense garnet-ruby red color, deep, limpid. Complex bouquet of dark fruit, blackberries, citrus and
rose, balsamic notes of tobacco, liquorice and quina, with nuances of forest underbrush and wet
limestone. In the mouth, the wine displays firm tannins, freshness, persistence and longevity

About the Winery:
This winery was founded in 1878, in the area of Santa Maria, a hamlet of La Morra. It is one of the oldest producers of Barolo, a family that has kept the distinctive traditional style of winemaking for over a century. Over the generations, the Oddero family has gradually expanded its vineyards to today’s impressive 60 hectares, many of which lie in the illustrious Barolo vineyards of Brunate, Rocche di Castiglione, Villero and Mondoca di Bussia. Since 2001, with the help of young and talented winemaker Luca Valigo, Oddero winery has become one of the leading producers in Barolo.