G.D. Vajra

Bricco delle Viole Barolo Nebbiolo

9.249 ratings
9.215 pro ratings
Barolo, Cuneo, Piedmont, Italy
Nebbiolo
Lamb, Goose, Potato, Baking Spices, Beans & Peas, Hard Cheese, Turkey, Beef, Pasta, Salami & Prosciutto, Tomato-Based, Soft Cheese, Chicken, Veal, White Rice, Herbs, Mushrooms, Pungent Cheese, Pork, Game, Exotic Spices, Chili & Hot Spicy, Duck, Onion, Shallot, Garlic
Top Notes For
Tom Kobylarz

Terroir and map hunting as wine tasting sport! This is a beautiful Barolo and so well made and contained for such a warm year. Elegance and terroir prevail! As usual, producer trumps vintage status quo! #vajra

Terroir and map hunting as wine tasting sport! This is a beautiful Barolo and so well made and contained for such a warm year. Elegance and terroir prevail! As usual, producer trumps vintage status quo! #vajra

3 people found it helpfulMay 10th, 2016
Tommy Fogarty

Owner Thomas Fogarty Winery

9.3

Incense, cinnamon, saline (sardine?), excellent.

Incense, cinnamon, saline (sardine?), excellent.

2 people found it helpfulFeb 25th, 2016
Anna Savino

Still going strong! Flowers and red fruits, classic vajra wine, do not feel the warm vintage in this.. got some time left!

Still going strong! Flowers and red fruits, classic vajra wine, do not feel the warm vintage in this.. got some time left!

1 person found it helpfulFeb 16th, 2019
Francis Wilden

Director Francis Wilden Food & Wine Consulting

9.3

Superb. Perfectly chosen by the Divine Miss M at Bar di Stasio

Superb. Perfectly chosen by the Divine Miss M at Bar di Stasio

1 person found it helpfulFeb 6th, 2016
Davis Smith

Sommelier Acquerello

9.1

Extremely elegant and aromatic. An excellent representation of the area even through a very warm vintage.

Extremely elegant and aromatic. An excellent representation of the area even through a very warm vintage.

1 person found it helpfulSep 3rd, 2015
Blaine Brown

peach fuzz, cherries, cranberry, tobacco hyacinth, omg.

peach fuzz, cherries, cranberry, tobacco hyacinth, omg.

1 person found it helpfulJun 3rd, 2015
David W Henion

2011

Feb 24th, 2020
Peter Brennan

One of the best Barolo’s I’ve had. Ready to drink when opened. Better by the minute

One of the best Barolo’s I’ve had. Ready to drink when opened. Better by the minute

Feb 13th, 2019
Patrick Hasler

In a good spot, jumping out of the glas. Sweet fruit, roses, mint. Loved it!

In a good spot, jumping out of the glas. Sweet fruit, roses, mint. Loved it!

Feb 28th, 2018
Alicia Corbin

Happy New Year! 🍷🎉

Happy New Year! 🍷🎉

Jan 1st, 2018