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Tenuta Cucco Barolo del Comune di Serralunga d'Alba 2013

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CWA

RP

WS95

JS

AG

ST

W&S

JH

Price: $59.00

 
*Price includes complimentary ground shipping on 6+ bottles.

“Classic” 95 Points
“A fresh, iron- and sanguine-laced style, balanced by cherry and strawberry notes. Linear and tightly wound, with tar, spice and earth details lining the long aftertaste. Really saturated and vibrant, with a mineral accent echoing on the finish. Best from 2022 through 2038.” - Wine Spectator (2/18)

BACKGROUND
Tenuta Cucco is a Piedmontese winery located in Serralunga d’Alba, at the roots of the renowned XIV century castle that dominates the whole Langhe area. Its name refers to the peack, called “cucco”, which in local dialect indicates the top of the hill where there is the oldest vineyard, Vigna Cucco, inside Cerrati Cru.

In the past years Tenuta Cucco has been owned by the Stroppiana family which in their turn acquired the estate in 1966 from the Cappellano family and built the first cellar of the estate. In January 2015 it was acquired by the Rossi Cairo family, owners of La Raia, biodynamic estate in Novi Ligure for over 15 years, where they produce Gavi DOCG and Piemonte Barbera DOC Demeter certified. Tenuta Cucco, with its crus Cerrati and Vigna Cucco, is a new section of the biological-biodynamic project that thrills the Rossi Cairo family, having seen the organic method also extended to Tenuta Cucco vineyards and cellar.
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Kevin Bacons

*Price includes complimentary ground shipping on 6+ bottles.

“Classic” 95 Points
“A fresh, iron- and sanguine-laced style, balanced by cherry and strawberry notes. Linear and tightly wound, with tar, spice and earth details lining the long aftertaste. Really saturated and vibrant, with a mineral accent echoing on the finish. Best from 2022 through 2038.” - Wine Spectator (2/18)

BACKGROUND
Tenuta Cucco is a Piedmontese winery located in Serralunga d’Alba, at the roots of the renowned XIV century castle that dominates the whole Langhe area. Its name refers to the peack, called “cucco”, which in local dialect indicates the top of the hill where there is the oldest vineyard, Vigna Cucco, inside Cerrati Cru.

In the past years Tenuta Cucco has been owned by the Stroppiana family which in their turn acquired the estate in 1966 from the Cappellano family and built the first cellar of the estate. In January 2015 it was acquired by the Rossi Cairo family, owners of La Raia, biodynamic estate in Novi Ligure for over 15 years, where they produce Gavi DOCG and Piemonte Barbera DOC Demeter certified. Tenuta Cucco, with its crus Cerrati and Vigna Cucco, is a new section of the biological-biodynamic project that thrills the Rossi Cairo family, having seen the organic method also extended to Tenuta Cucco vineyards and cellar.



Ratings Sources

RP - Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate
WS - Wine Spectator
CWA - California Wine Advisors
JS - James Suckling
IWR - International Wine Review

Winery Tenuta Cucco

Vineyard Designate

AVA Piedmont

Region Italy