Arnaldorivera - Barolo Undicicomuni 2017

Price: $39.99

6 Btl Price: $35.99

12 Btl Price: $31.99

Producer Arnaldorivera
Country Italy
Region Piedmont
Varietal Nebbiolo
Vintage 2017
Sku 35685
Size 750ml

Arnaldo Rivera wines are the result of a partnership between Terre del Barolo winery and a number of its growers with the aim of producing the region’s best grapes and wines. The vineyards of origin are among the most prestigious on the Langhe hills. They are ultimate expression of expertise and craftsmanship, where the purity of the single varietal is at the absolute pinnacle, testifying to the unmistakable identity of Piedmont’s wines. This label is a unique, new journey through the eleven villages and native varietals in the Barolo winegrowing area, from the vineyard management, to the vinification techniques and woods used; it is truly the wines and the land they come from that speak for themselves.

Arnaldo Rivera was born on December 13th, 1919 in Castiglione Falletto, a small village at the heart of the historic Barolo winegrowing area. He was a local primary school teacher, mayor of his village for 36 years, and founder in 1958 of the Terre del Barolo winery. He lived through the hard times of the war in the front line, as well as the days of the liberation. He and his wife Ester Rinaldi were not blessed with children. Arnaldo Rivera passed away on January 10th, 1987. This project was created by the growers and the winery in honor of this great man.

James Suckling: 93 Points

Sweet-berry and tar aromas with cherries and ripe strawberries. Full-bodied with round and relitively soft tannins that show intensity. Juicy and savory finish.

Wine Spectator: 92 Points

There is a core of cherry, strawberry and floral aromas and flavors here, accented by wild herb and iron. Lean and firm, yet vibrant and complex, with a long fruity, savory and mineral aftertaste.

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