Bartolo Mascarello Barolo 1999 Magnum
Barolo Mascarello is undoubtedly a pillar of Italian oenology, Bartolo Mascarello, with its famous labels designed has become over the years a myth of Piedmontese wine, his cellar during the 900 has been a reference point and meeting point for intellectuals, political activists and wine lovers. Today the work of the winery is continued by his daughter, Maria Teresa Mascarello, who continues to produce Barolo in the respect of tradition, strictly without barrique.
Barolo Bartolo Mascarello is one of the great reds of the Langhe, it is a rigorous and elegant wine, very shy when young but surprising after a long aging in bottle, to become a monster of complexity, rich in nuances and great power.
The grapes that give life to the Barolo of the Cantina Mascarello come from some of the most important crus of the Langhe, San Lorenzo, Cannubi and Rocche for a total of only 3 hectares; all the crus are vinified together in large cement tanks according to the Langhe tradition, then the aging takes place in large oak barrels and lasts 32 months.
Barolo Mascarello Bartolo is famous not only for the myth that surrounds its creator but also for its incredible longevity, this wine has an extraordinary aging capacity and can be enjoyed even after several decades. The nose has very complex aromatic tones with hints of ripe fruit, spices, leather and wilted flowers; in the mouth it is robust with lots of material, with a great freshness to balance fine and elegant tannins.
It is a bottle that every self-respecting enthusiast or collector must have in their cellar or in their tasting background. Immortal Bartolo Mascarello!