MCF Rare Wine
The Barolo To Gift This Year (Especially to Yourself)
Back in February, I offered the 2015 Barolo Tradizionale of Luigi Oddero and it was one of our number one wines this year so far.
The reason was simple - it was a classic, classic, old-school Barolo that, from its roots in the powerhouse 2015 vintage, offered a ton of drink-or-hold character for the money.
Seems pretty straightforward...what more could you ask for?
Well, how about the same character-and-value-packed wine, from the same highly under-the-radar producer, but from the vintage-of-the-decade 2016 harvest?
That's what you can (and should) ask for.
I tasted the 2016 Barolo Tradizionale a few weeks ago, and was so impressed with its aromatic, but tight-fisted profile, that I locked down the last 25 cases they had...
...which I now present to you...
...and, for which...yes...I accept your eternal gratitude.
At today's very special pricing of $49/btl (REG $59), you're getting the same ultra-classic style of clean, bright, rosy, tarry, utterly delicious Barolo, but from the also-ultra-classic 2016 vintage.
I titled the offer for the 2015 'Full Steam Barolo', because of the sheer displacement it had.
Where the '15 was all about that power and appeal, this 2016 is all about nuance, balance and firm structure.
If the '15 was a thunderous, V8-powered stock car barreling around the speedway, this 2016 is a precise, stiffly-tuned F1 car, darting and finessing its way across your palate.
It's very good now, but it really is a wine that you want to let sit another three to five at least, because there is so much packed inside this tightly wound wine that's just waiting to blossom outward.
And, having just tasted some Oddero Barolos from 2010 and 2013 vintages, I can 100% assure you that there's a whollotta beauty that's going to emerge here.
It is for this reason that it's the perfect gift for the wine lover on your list...and it's also THE perfect wine to gift yourself with.
Just think of it as an investment in your future...
...that's my story and I'm sticking to it...
Barolo Tradizionale 2016
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249 West 13th Street NYC 10011
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