Barolo - Cannubi - Brezza - Piedmont - Italy
The Brezza family has owned and operated their winery and vineyards since 1885. Four generations have worked these vineyards just outside the village of Barolo. Brezza own one and a quarter hectare of Cannubi, perhaps the most famous of all Barolo’s ‘cru’ vineyard sites. It is a very steep slope at two hundred and fifty metres above sea level and the majority faces east to southeast.
This classically crafted wine opens with a gorgeous fragrance of violets, dried rose, new leather and crushed berries.
The vibrant palate delivers bright sour cherry, sage, balsamic notes, Mediterranean herbs and sweet spices alongside great energy and intensity.
Perfect with beef, game and stews such as lamb, veal, rabbit, wild boar and venison. Also, old strong cheeses like Parmigiano Reggiano, Pecorino. aged Gouda and very mature English Cheddar!