Parusso Barolo Bussia Riserva Oro 2009 (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
Deep garnet red, this matrue wine opens to layers of ripe fruit – black cherry, plums, blackberry – before huge ripe tannins and a fruity palate lead to a slightly minty and long finish.