Vietti - Barolo Ravera 2017 (1.5L)


Price: $517.00

Producer Vietti
Country Italy
Region Piedmont
Varietal Nebbiolo
Vintage 2017
Sku 4421
Size 1.5L

Jeb Dunnuck: 98 Points

Located in Novello from three hectares of the Ravera MGA with southwest exposure the 2017 Barolo Ravera was aged for 32 months in large oak casks. It is forward and expressive with fresh pine candied cranberry orange oil and aniseed. The palate is full of energetic tension balance and purity with apricot pit tea leaf and saline minerality. An inspiring wine to close out the Vietti 2017 lineup. Drink 2025-2050. Vietti was founded by Carlo Vietti in the late 1800s and is based in Castiglione Falletto. Alfredo Currado married Luciana Vietti and is largely responsible for the resurrection of the Arneis grape. Today the estate is led by Luca Currado Vietti and his wife Elena. In 2016 the estate was purchased by Krause Holdings which has enabled Luca and Elena to c

Vinous: 96 Points

The 2017 Barolo Ravera is a powerhouse. My impression is that the 2017 is going to develop into something truly special. It has all the energy that makes this site so distinctive but with an extra kick of fruit density and a whole range of exotic aromatics that make for a truly drop dead gorgeous wine. Bright red/purplish fruit rose petal chalk and white pepper build into a finish laced with searing intensity. This is such and impressive wine. (Drink between 2027-2042)


Wine Advocate: 95 Points

With fruit from Novello the Vietti 2017 Barolo Ravera is immediately expressive and articulate. The message it communicates is one of elegance and finesse and the mouthfeel is especially important to this bottle. A silky almost glossy sheen sets up aromas of cassis blueberry wild cherry and crushed stone. These various elements literally glide or skate together in seamless harmony. This was a release of 7560 bottles.