Luigi Baudana Barolo ‘Baudana’ 2014
Italy / Piedmont
Andy's Tasting Notes
A fantastic small estate now owned by top producer G.D. Vajra (but still produced as a single estate wine, separate from Vajra). Produced from a 1 hectare vineyard (small!). A classic top class Barolo with all the power and intensity you could wish for but always with that purity and elegance that exceptional Barolo’s always have.
Price per bottle £57.00 £48.45
20 in stock
This small estate has just over four hectares of vineyard, all in the commune of Serralunga d’Alba. Their tiny cellar is situated in the village of Baudana, while their vineyards are primarily in the ‘crus’ of Baudana and the highly regarded Cerretta. After 30 years running the winery, and without heirs to take over the business, Luigi and Fiorina Baudana took the difficult decision to sell. As part of his research, Luigi visited the Vajra winery incognito one day, and was so impressed with the way they dealt with people and communicated their philosophy that he rang Aldo soon afterwards to ask if he would be interested in buying the estate. A deal was soon done, and the Vajra family have run this estate alongside Luigi and Fiorina ever since. The first vintage was 2009 and from then onwards we can see the true expression of the new Luigi Baudana.
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