Robert Voerzio Cerequio Barolo 2005

The 2005 Barolo Cerequio, usually one of Voerzio's brighter wines, has become darker and more powerful over time. Shades of menthol, sage and lavender add complexity to a core of dark fruit. Beams of firm tannin build to the huge, searing finish. The 2005 could use a little more time in bottle, but I imagine it will always retain the raw, pulsating tannins that are so typical of the vintage.

HKD $1,600
Piedmont, Italy
750ml (OWC12)
Natural wine; 100% Nebbiolo