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Cascina Pugnane Barolo ‘Bussia’ 2013

Nebbiolo from Bussia, Monforte d'Alba, Barolo, Piedmont, Italy


$84ea in any 3+
$80ea in any 6+
Closure: Cork
A Great Contrast with their 'Pugnane' Barolo, the 'Bussia' from the North Part of Monforte is Value Neb!


If you get the chance grab some of AG Fantino’s Cascina di Dardi Bussia Barolo and try it alongside Pugnane’s Bussia. It’s rare to find 2 Baroli at $80ea from the same sub-region and of this quality. Both are excellent drinks. Pugnane’s Bussia is tightly wound at the moment, lythe, elegant, yet still has considerable structure and length of tannin. Poised, perfumed and delicious. Lovely line and length of some very sophisticated fruit. Layered earthy complexity bumps the intrigue level up a notch. It really need a day or two open, like Fantino’s, to reveal itself. Both wines are ready to explode and will undoubtedly do so over the next few years. For some extra contrast try it next Pugnane’s ‘Pugnane’ too.

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Why is this Wine so Yummy?

About Cascina Pugnane

Brothers Enzo and Ivo Ghisolfi resumed farming in 1998 after a period of about 40 years in which the vines had been entrusted to third parties for processing with sharecropping and lease contracts.

Azienda Agricola Cascina Pugnane dei f.lli Ghisolfi is situated on a hill where the Municipalities of Barolo, Monforte and Castiglione Falletto meet, in the heart of the Barolo area on the hill of Pugnane. Basically, the Golden Triangle of Barolo!

During the first half of the last century, under the guidance of grandfather Pietro, 5 hectares of vines were owned in the prized Bussia area and a smaller amount in the lee of Barolo Municipality. The hill of Pugnane was bought in this period, shortly before the Second World War and has been one of the properties for almost 70 years. All varieties that currently completely cover the hill were planted directly by the family. Since the time of the Romans, the hill of Pugnane has been the focus of attention because of its particularly favourable position from a geographic and environmental point of view. Historical documents attribute the name to Roman etymology (pugnare = fight) and certify the existence on such a hill of a small defence structure for the Roman army.

94+ Points

Some mint, spice, cherry and floral notes. Medium to full-bodied, fine balance, carries along beautifully with a balance between red fruits, new leather, spice and fine chalky tannin all just so. Black tea and earth in the finish. Length too. Hits it right on. Graceful, almost. Not your usual Bussia, perhaps.

Gary Walsh, Wine Front

Where in the world does the magic happen?

Azienda Agricola Cascina Pugnane, Via Pugnane, Castiglione Falletto, Province of Cuneo, Italy

Monforte d'Alba