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The February 2020 Auction: Part 2 / A Distinguished Cellar Auction

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Lot #333. Luciano Sandrone Barolo Cannubi Boschis 2006

Description: Consists of 3 Bottles, 0.75L
Packaging: OWC.
Region: Italy, Piedmont, Barolo.
Score: 97 WA.
"The 2006 Barolo Cannubi Boschis is seductive, round and sweet in its ripe dark fruit. The wine continues to gain weight in the glass, showing a level of density that nearly manages to cover the tannins. Floral notes add lift on the finish. This is a powerful, linear Cannubi Boschis with tons of energy and muscle, but it will require quite a bit of patience. Sandrone harvests his three parcels in Cannubi Boschis separately. Vinification takes place in stainless steel. The wines undergo malolactic fermentation and are aged in 500-liter barrels (roughly 20% new) for a year. Once the final blend is assembled, the wine goes back into oak for another year prior to being bottled in the spring. Sandrone is one of the earliest producers to bottle, which he does to preserve as much freshness as possible." Wine Advocate #187, Feb 2010
Provenance: The Apennine Cellar
Lot Location: Orange County
Estimate: $350


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