2009 Massolino Barolo Vigna Parussi
Nebbiolo - 750ML
  • WA 94
  • WE 93
  • VN 92
  • WS 92
  • JS 92

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Reg: $89.94

$74.94

In Stock: 7 btls
Ships Immediately

Pre-Arrival: 0 btls
ETA: Pending

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WA 94
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, June 2013
The 2009 Barolo Parussi sees fruit sourced from the Castiglione Falletto township and consequently shows the most ethereal and refined characteristics of these three vineyard-designate wines. Rosehip, forest berry and... The 2009 Barolo Parussi sees fruit sourced from the Castiglione Falletto township and consequently shows the most ethereal and refined characteristics of these three vineyard-designate wines. Rosehip, forest berry and even a touch of stone fruit or apricot emerge at first, followed by heavier aromas of tar and black licorice. The wine shows impressive elegance, finesse, silky tannins and fresh acidity. Those overall attributes, melded so perfectly together, are rare to find in the warmer 2009 vintage. Anticipated maturity: 2015-2025. - ML
WE 93
Wine Enthusiast, September 2013
This Barolo shows ripe black cherry and plum aromas with spice undertones. The concentrated palate shows dark cherry, white pepper, mint and menthol. It has a delicious creamy texture and big, brooding tannins. While this... This Barolo shows ripe black cherry and plum aromas with spice undertones. The concentrated palate shows dark cherry, white pepper, mint and menthol. It has a delicious creamy texture and big, brooding tannins. While this will evolve nicely for the next few years, it's a tad shy on acidity so don't lay it down for ages.
VN 92
Vinous, November 2013
(from 20-to-25-year-old vines at the top of the hill, facing southeast and southwest): Good bright, full red. Cooler, bluer aromas of blueberry, mint, camphor and licorice. Large-scaled, silky and plush on entry but quite... (from 20-to-25-year-old vines at the top of the hill, facing southeast and southwest): Good bright, full red. Cooler, bluer aromas of blueberry, mint, camphor and licorice. Large-scaled, silky and plush on entry but quite backward on the back half. Major tannins dust the tongue and front teeth on the rather muscular finish. This soil gives different tannins from most other Serralunga vineyard, notes Massolino, but the Parussi is still a powerful, masculine style of Barolo.-ST
WS 92
Wine Spectator, February 2014
The tobacco and briar notes are effusive in this sleek, firmly structured red, offering cherry and raspberry fruit. Offers mouthcoating tannins that leave a strong grip on the finish. A tad dry in the balance, but... The tobacco and briar notes are effusive in this sleek, firmly structured red, offering cherry and raspberry fruit. Offers mouthcoating tannins that leave a strong grip on the finish. A tad dry in the balance, but otherwise solid. Best from 2017 through 2030. 400 cases made. — BS
JS 92
jamessuckling.com, July 2013
A soft and velvety wine with plums, hazelnut and dried mushroom character. Full body, with an attractive mouthfeel. Needs time to open and show what it really has. Balanced and attractive. Better in 2015.
Color & Type Red
Varietal Nebbiolo
Country Italy
Region Piedmont
Sub-region Barolo
Vintage 2009
Percent alcohol 14%
Closure Cork