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  • Country ranking ?

    431
  • Producer ranking ?

    19
  • Decanting time

    2h
  • When to drink

    2020-2035

The Story

Since the first beginning of his story, Luciano Sandrone has always had a clear philosophy of quality in mind, which has always been fully shared with his wife Mariuccia, his brother Luca and his daughter Barbara. Year after year this  philosophy has been refined. Please click on the images to learn more.

An iconic wine. From the very first bottling in 1985, Luciano always believed in the unique and distinctive potential of the Cannubi hill, and that he wanted to express this potential by way of a separate vinification. This bottling pays homage to the richness and elegance of the favored Cannubi site in the heart of the Barolo. The optimal soil and climate conditions, harvest after harvest, have brought forth a wine that has drawn international attention since its first release.

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Vintage 2000

Summer 2000 was mild and followed a regular, balanced progression, with temperatures very slightly higher than average.
A particularly dry September caused the grapes to ripen a little earlier than usual.

Harvest
October 1-7

Vinification
Each lot was vinified separately. After destemming and light crushing, must is "sealed" with CO2 for gentle warm maceration of approximately a day. Alcoholic fermentation begins about 24-36 hours later from native wild yeasts only.
Maceration: Gentle maceration in upright open-top steel tanks for the first 7-9 days of the alcoholic fermentation
Malo-lactic Fermentation: Immediately after alcoholic fermentation in French oak casks with a capacity of 500l.
Alcoholic Fermentation: 28-30 days.
Aging: 24 months in French oak tonneaux of 500l, followed by 18 months in bottle.
Blending: Autumn 2002
Bottling date: 29 November 2002
Drink from: 2005
Drink to: 2015

Production
Bottles: 7900
Magnums: 500
Double Magnums :60

Analytical parameters
Total acidity: 5.5 g/l
PH: 3.60
Net extract: 32.4 g/l

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Sandrone Barolo Cannubi Boschis 2000 is a great wine but in a very, maybe too modern style. Sweet in it’s fruit, sweet in the tannins, sweet in the use of new oak. California from the Langhe. Undeniable very well made, but hardly tasting like a Nebbiolo or Barolo.
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Piedmont, Piedmont

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 Frank Smulders MW, Pro (Austria)  tasted  Barolo Cannubi Boschis 2000  ( Luciano Sandrone )

"Sandrone Barolo Cannubi Boschis 2000 is a great wine but in a very, maybe too modern style. Sweet in it’s fruit, sweet in the tannins, sweet in the use of new oak. California from the Langhe. Undeniable very well made, but hardly tasting like a Nebbiolo or Barolo."

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