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2016 AZELIA Dolcetto Bricco dell'Oriolo

AZELIA Dolcetto Bricco dell'Oriolo 2016

  • Portfolio
  • Portfolio
  • Liquid Art
  • Product code
  • Product code
  • 743188
  • Format
  • Format
  • 12x750ml
  • Listing type
  • Listing type
  • Open
  • Status
  • Status
  • Available
  • Country
  • Country
  • Italy
  • Regulated designation
  • Regulated designation
  • Denominazione di origine controllata (DOC)
  • Region
  • Region
  • Piedmont
  • Varietal(s)
  • Varietal(s)
  • Dolcetto
  • Color
  • Color
  • Red
  • Sugar
  • Sugar
  • Dry
  • Closure type
  • Closure type
  • Cork
  • About this winery

    Azelia is still something of a Barolo lover's secret. Though the estate is not a high-profile one, proprietor Luigi Scavino is cousin of Enrico Scavino of the renowned Paolo Scavino estate, and shares ownership of the famed Fiasco hill in Castiglione Falletto with him. Luigi, his wife Lorella and son Lorenzo Scavino own and maintain 16 hectares of vines in Castiglione Falletto, Serralunga d'Alba (including Cru Barolo from Margheria, San Rocco and Voghera Brea) and Montelupo Albese (for their...

    See the AZELIA detail page for more information on this brand

  • Tasting notes

    Intense ruby in colour with aromas of red fruit, blackberry, blueberry, rose, sweet spices. Deep fruity and floral flavours with an almost never-ending finish.

  • Viticultural notes

    This South facing vineyard is a unique location for a Dolcetto, at more than 600 meters of altitude. Thanks to its deep roots, the 45 year old vines which Luigi has rigorously worked to maintain yield perfectly ripened grapes.

  • Winemaking notes

    A single-vineyard Dolcetto from one of the region's best areas for this variety: Montelupo Albese. Rotofermenters are used during fermentation with indigenous yeasts at 27 °C. This wine is aged exclusively in steel to elevate its attractive freshness.