2015 Cappellano Barolo Pie Rupestris
From the Gabutti vineyard of Serralunga, this is one of only two Nebbiolo-based wines made by Augusto Cappellano each year and definitely the more accessible. It’s one of the great wines of Barolo.
2015 Cappellano Barolo Pie Rupestris is a classic Rupestris built on texture, volume and resonance. Of course, the 2015 still needs quite a bit of time in bottle to come together, but it is wonderfully deep and fleshy today. Hints of dried flowers, sage, mint and crushed raspberry develop in the glass, but more than anything, the Rupestris is a wine of breadth and resonance. The 2015 marries hedonistic pleasure with classicism in a wine that is truly compelling.