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Coaxing the Best Expression from Top Crus at Vietti

Bruce Sanderson
Issue: April 30, 2011

Barolo, like many long-established wine regions, has seen significant changes in philosophy and wine style over the past generation. One estate that epitomizes this mix of modern and traditional is Vietti, based in the town of Castiglione Falletto, which began labeling its wines under the Vietti name in 1873. In its cellars, the oldest dating from the 17th century, large wooden casks share space with new oak barriques. Wine Spectator's Bruce Sanderson reports.

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