2017 Podere Ruggeri Corsini Bussia Barolo

Piedmont, Italy

Dense with dark cherry fruit, this is a classic, structured single vineyard Barolo.




About The Wine

Bussia is the famed single vineyard of the picturesque Barolo village of Monforte. It's one of the most prestigious vineyards in the entire Barolo area, and it's from this historical site that Podere Ruggeri source the fruit for this exemplary wine.

With classically structured tannins, a lovely heft and density of dark cherry fruit, it's a wine fit for pairing with full-flavoured dishes.

A powerful generous drink worthy of some time in decanter now, that’ll also age beautifully for years to come. Have a sip of this and you'll understand why Barolo is considered the wine of kings.

About Podere Ruggeri Corsini

Podere Ruggeri Corsini is the work of couple Loredana Addari and Nicola Argamante.

After studies in viticulture and winemaking, they abandoned well-paying city jobs to set up their estate in Monforte, at the heart of Piedmont’s famously rolling hills in 1995.

Now in the charge of eldest daughter Francesca, this is small family affair offering exceptional value and quality.

The family behind Podere Ruggeri Corsini
The family behind Podere Ruggeri Corsini
Piedmont, Italy
Additional Info

From the Producer

Vinifiication starts after a manual harvest in crates with immediate stalk removal, followed by four pump overs a day for the first week and two pump overs a day during the second week. Maceration lasts 15-18 days. After racking, decanting and malolactic fermentation occurs, the wine is then put to stand in a mix of new, 1 and 2 year old French barriques and in Slavonian oak barrels for 30 months.

Blend : Nebbiolo (100%)
ABV : 14.50%
Closure : Cork
Drink Until : 2041
Bottle Size : 750ml

Vineyards of Podere Ruggeri Corsini
Vineyards of Podere Ruggeri Corsini
Piemonte, Italy
Expert Reviews

Critic Reviews

The Wine Front

"Red and black fruit, sage and mint, a little toasty and spicy oak in play here too, though nothing overt, and the stately power of the fruit pretty much sucks it up. It’s ferrous, with toasted almond and orange peel, plenty of fine pumice stone tannin, freshness too, dried herb and flowers on a long powerful finish, a cinch of amaro bitterness to close. Impressive wine. Quite primal and growly as at now, but heaps of potential to sweeten up and stretch its legs." - Gary Walsh (The Wine Front)


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