Barolo Riserva "Villero"




2004 Barolo Riserva "Villero" DOCG, Vietti

Robert Parker's Wine Advocate:
The recently-bottled 2004 Barolo Villero is simply awesome. A vivid, multi-dimensional wine, the Villero emerges from the glass with layers of dark cherries, spices, violets, smoke, minerals, licorice and tar. The level of precision and clarity here is simply mind-boggling. Readers will have to wait until 2011 to get their hands on this gem, but any bottle opened before 2016 (at the very earliest) is likely to be a purely academic exercise. The Villero spent a whopping 46 months in oak, virtually all of it large cask. Anticipated maturity: 2016-2034.

The 2004 Barolo Riserva Villero is wonderfully alive and nuanced in the glass. This is another wine I have vivid memories of tasting from cask, before Luca Currado had decided to bottle it as a Riserva. Silky and exceptionally polished, the Riserva captures all of the signatures of Villero in its expressive floral and spiced aromatics. Layers of fruit continue to unfold in a dramatic, statuesque Barolo endowed with tons of pure pedigree. Today, the Villero is in a beautiful spot, but it could also use a few more years in bottle to soften a touch further.

Product information

Category Wine
Color red
Taste dry
Vintage 2004
Grape variety Nebbiolo
Bottle size 0,75 l
Bottle cap Natural cork
Quality level DOCG
Origin Piemonte (IT)
Alcohol content 14% vol
Contains sulfites Yes
Öko-Kontrollstellennummer Händler CH-BIO-123'4'5^4545


Contains sulfites Yes
CHF 890.00 CHF 1’186.67/Liter
incl. VAT (Plus shipping costs)

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  • Robert Parker 97

  • vinous 96


  • Vietti
  • Italien / Piemonte
  • Piazza Vittorio Veneto 5
    12060 Castiglione Falletto CN