Barbaresco Riserva Vigna Boito 2016, Rizzi
Flagship of the winery, aged over five years Single Vineyard Riserva. The grapes come from the two-acre Boito plot at the top of the Rizzi orchard. A very intense, fine and long-lived top-flight Barbaresco. The label was designed by Enrico Dellapiana. 95/100p Falstaff Magazine, 94/100p The Wine Advocate: The Rizzi 2015 Barbaresco Rizzi Riserva Vigna Boito features the artwork of proprietor Enrico Dellapiana on the front label. With only 3,176 bottles produced, the wine reveals broad shoulders, width and impressive depth. This vintage offers a complete picture of the Nebbiolo grape and of the distinctive elegance of Treiso, one of the cornerstones of the Barbaresco appellation. This Riserva offers a solid center of gravity with ample fruit rendering and framing. The vintage achieves a richer, more concentrated style that suits the wine very nicely.
Located in the southern part of the Barbaresco region in the village of Treviso, Rizzi House was founded in 1974 by Ernesto Dellapiana and now owns 44 hectares of land. The farm is now run by Ernesto’s children Enrico and Jole Dellapiana. The abundant land holdings in the upscale gardens make the Rizz one of the region’s most notable quality homes. The significance of Rizzi’s land holdings can be understood by comparing it with the total area under cultivation of the entire Barbaresco region. The guiding idea of the estate is to produce classic regional wines, respecting traditions and striving for strong organic farming in its vineyards. The Barbaresco wines are aged in traditional 5000-litre casks in order to preserve their high fertility and character.
Product code: 1656A