Arnaldo Rivera Barolo Undicicomuni 2015 - Wine & Liquor Warehouse
Arnaldo Rivera Barolo Undicicomuni 2015
SKU: 1564356761

Arnaldo Rivera Barolo Undicicomuni 2015

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  • we89


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Category Red Wine
Region Italy, Piedmont, Barolo
Brand Arnaldo Rivera
Barolo Undicicomuni is arguably Arnaldo Rivera's most important wine. Spiced cedar, leather and scorched earth on the nose. The palate is wild and savory with notes of crushed raspberry, figs, cinnamon, star anise alongside velvety dusty tannins and fresh acidity. It's stylish meaty and delicious and super uber Nebbiolo cool. Blending fruit from across the Langhe's eleven Barolo villages, it epitomizes the quintessential values of traditional, historic Barolo. While the ArnaldoRivera single vineyard Barolos are stunning, it is the Barolo Undicicomuni that demands the winemaker's greatest attention. He is required to blend different fruit and terroir expressions from diverse villages, just as an artist balances colors to complete his work of art. This means that the Barolo Undicicomuni is naturally Arnaldo Rivera's most complex Barolo. A shorter ageing in wood, instead of the 32 months of each cru, allows the wine to be more accessible and suitable for early drinking. A consistently great example of Barolo.
Wine Spectator
  • ws92

This features mellow aromas of macerated cherry, rose, leather, iron and tobacco. Ripe midpalate, gracefully ceding to firm tannins on the finish. Elegant and focused. Best from 2023 through 2036.

Bruce Sanderson, February 29, 2020
Wine Enthusiast
  • we89

Leather, dark berry and tilled soil aromas emerge from the glass. The linear, tangy palate delivers dried cherry, orange zest and star anise alongside firm, polished tannins. Drink 2021-2028.

Kerin O'Keefe, December 1, 2019