Parusso Barolo Bussia 2013 (750ml/6)
Winemaker Marco Parusso was overwhelmed with emotion when he discovered an old document at his family’s estate in Barolo. Dated 1901, the crumbling contract, signed by his grandfather, Gaspare Parusso, was evidence of his purchase of a parcel of land called “Mariondino” – the small vineyard where he first planted Nebbiolo, and where the Parusso story begins. As a humble agrarian, Gaspare began selling his grapes to friends and local cooperatives and added a farmhouse ...New York, New Jersey, California, Massanois Imports
The Barolo Bussia offers a multitude of delicate scents and a range of notes ranging from floral rosehip to more balsamic notes. Spicy, fruity, raspberry and blueberry. The palate is wrapped by fine-grained, silky tannins, inviting you to taste this wine at all stages of its long evolution.
Wine Advocate“…Blackberry, plum and dried prunes segue to spice, leather and tobacco. This Barolo delivers strong textural richness and long, fruit driven flavors.” – Monica Larner
Wine Enthusiast"Exotic spice, vanilla, dark-skinned fruit and French oak aromas lift out of the glass. The palate shows toasted oak, coconut, espresso raspberry and cherry alongside tight close-grained tannins that grip the austere finish. It’s still on its oak so give it time to come around." —K.O.
James Suckling"This is one of the greatest wines I have ever had from here. So much ripe cherry, raspberry and floral character. Medium body, super-refined tannins and a long and flavorful finish. So much going on here."