2017 Cappellano Otin Fiorin Pie Franco Barolo DOCG, Italy

2018 Cappellano Otin Fiorin Pie Franco Barolo DOCG, Italy

$899.99

Cappellano produces a limited bottling from vines that are original pre-phylloxera rootstock. Although planted in the same Gabutti cru, the wine itself can be dramatically different than the “Rupestris”, its brother wine, all this due to the difference between the “pre” and “post” phylloxera origins of the vines. There is an “exoticism” perhaps to the “Pie Franco”, an ethereal element to its aromas and flavors that make this a unique offering … clearly a rare and special experience.

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