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Giovanni Rosso Barolo Cerretta - Piedmont

Giovanni Rosso Barolo Cerretta 2016 - Piedmont

Vintage: 2016 | Type: Reds | Producer: Giovanni Rosso
Region: Italy
Alc: 14.5%
Closure: Cork
Bottle size: 750ml

Wine Enthusiast
The Wine Front
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate

$169.00: as part of any six
$190.00: single bottle

Maximum buy quantity no greater than 5 bottles.


Harvest time: middle of October.

The fermentation lasts some 25 days according to the vintage with daily pumping over of the wine mass with délestages at half of the period (fermentation in concrete tanks).

The aging is conducted in 25 or 50hl large barrels of Fontainebleau Forest oak (from 18 to 36 months according to the vintage)


Perfumes: Elegant and neat; craft jams, wild herbs, chocolate.

Taste: powerful and yet soft as well as its tannins; embracing sensation with a good fruit imprint, long-lasting finish.

Pairings: long cooking red meats, outstanding with truffled pheasant.

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Our notes


Wine Enthusiast

"Rose, red-berry, camphor and dark-spice aromas slowly emerge in the glass. Showing Serralunga's hallmark of firm structure and finesse, the full-bodied, youthfully tense palate delivers juicy red cherry, raspberry compote, dried mint and licorice set against a backbone of noble tannins. Bright acidity keeps it impeccably balanced. Drink 2026–2056." - Kerin O’Keefe, 97 POINTS

Kerin O’Keefe

The Wine Front

Lavish sweet spice and rosy perfume, red berries and cherry, almond paste and mint. Full-bodied, but fresh, succulence of red fruit and almond, almost sweet, but firm chalk dust tannin, inner perfume of flowers and bergamot tea, maybe liquorice root, and a very long finish that makes you think of warm bricks and stony things. Champion wine of substance and tannic sustenance. So very very good. Tasted: Jul 2020; Alcohol: 14%; Closure: Cork; Drink: 2024-2038+" Rated: 96 Points; Gary Walsh; The Wine Front

Gary Walsh

Robert Parker's Wine Advocate

The Giovanni Rosso 2016 Barolo Cerretta is a tight, focused and high-energy expression of Nebbiolo. Red and purple fruit aromas of cassis, dried cranberry and cherry provide pretty highlights, but ample space is given to those equally pretty aromas of licorice, campfire ash and candied orange peel that so deftly play supporting roles. To the palate, this is a glossy, polished wine with enough tannic kick to carry it forward for another 10 or 20 years of cellar aging. The Wine Advocate, 24 July, 2020

Monica Larner

Producers notes


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