Morrell & Co. Wine Catalog

FALL 2016

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76 T o him, it is a matter of family and tradition, as he chose to stay the course with the traditional methods spelled out by his father. l ong macerations, naturally- occurring fermentation, and aging in large s lavonian casks is combined with fruit that was tended and raised organically with tremendous care. t his commitment to purity and terroir comes through in every bottle of f enocchio b arolo, but in the 2012 vintage, it is the Cannubi that stands out. t he 2012 Cannubi is deeper, darker and richer than f enocchio's Castellero, b ussia or v illero, with mineral-infused red fruit and noble tannin that promises decades of enjoyment. i n fact, it is one of the best 2012 b arolos we've tasted to date. ✦ Giacomo f enocchio Barolo Cannubi 2012 JS 96 » $52 "...depth, texture and style... s uperb length and beauty. A joyous wine" (1558220) oFF T he b ea T en p a T h in b arolo For five generations, the Fenocchio family has tended vineyards and produced wine in the town of Monforte d'Alba. Their holdings in some of the top vineyards of the region are enviable by any producer's standards, and what Claudio makes of that fruit is just as desirable. i t A l Y : bA rolo

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