Fratelli Alessandria Barolo Gramolere 2016 - Liquors Inc.
Fratelli Alessandria Barolo Gramolere 2016
SKU: 36669

Fratelli Alessandria Barolo Gramolere 2016

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750ml
$79.99

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Category Red Wine
Varietal
Region Italy, Piedmont, Barolo
Brand Fratelli Alessandria
Alcohol/vol 14.5%
Aromas of dark cherries, red plums, mint, balsam. Structured; tannins are fine-grained yet present. Mouth-filling and long. Pair with grilled steak; osso bucco; truffled dishes.
Wine Advocate
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If you consider the Barolo playbook at Fratelli Alessandria, the 2016 Barolo Gramolere takes the intensity and power up one more notch. You get black fruit and blackberry, but there is enough vibrant red fruit to keep this wine aligned with the more elegant and traditional side of Barolo. The wine shows compelling infinities with both the powerful and the elegant side of Nebbiolo. There are noticeable mineral notes and even a spot of savory salinity. However, Gramolere definitely has the power and inner grit to withstand long cellar aging. Only 7,000 bottles were made.

Monica Larner, July 23, 2020
Vinous
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The 2016 Barolo Gramolere is another striking wine in this range from Vittore Alessandria. It offers a fabulous combination of structure and depth that makes it easy to appreciate in the early going, in relative terms. Bright red berry fruit, chalk, white pepper, dried herbs and deep spicy notes are all laced together. Somewhat surprisingly, the Gramolere is the most approachable of the 2016s today, although I would not plan on opening a bottle for at least a few years.

Antonio Galloni, October 2020
Wine Enthusiast
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Pressed rose, camphor, woodland berry, dark spice and new leather are just some of the aromas you'll find on this fragrant red. Radiant, structured and boasting finesse and depth, the palate delivers raspberry compote, mature morello cherry, cinnamon and menthol framed in taut refined tannins. It's well balanced, with bright acidity. Drink 2024-2036.

Kerin O'Keefe, September 1, 2020