Ca’ Brusà | Vigna D’Vai Riserva 10 Anni DOCG 2008

Ca’ Brusà Vigna D’Vai Riserva 10 Anni DOCG 2008 BAROLO 100% Nebbiolo grapes that are cared for and handpicked on the farm’s own fields near Monforte d’Alba in northwestern Italy. 14,5% Piedmont Region. The pure-bred Nebbiolo from a single layer is matured for about 24 months in barriques, then for 10 months in large oak barrels.

The Riserva matures again for a few years in the bottle before it goes on the market.  In the glass, color is a nice ruby red with bright edge. The stained glass windows show the 14.5 ° volume. The bouquet features warm autumn notes of hay, forest and undergrowth, dried flowers, ripe plums, spicy notes, a hint of cocoa, chocolate and mint notes. On the palate beautiful Nebbiolo fruit, quite dry, again with the aromas of the bouquet. The tannins are fine-grained, slightly astringent. Over time, the wood is quite pronounced again. The whole experience is framed by the wonderful aromas that are released and the wines beautiful texture.  Full-bodied, warm and round, with appealing long aftertaste.