Oddero Poderi e Cantine

1978 Oddero Barolo Classico


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Vinous: 93 Points 
Oddero’s 1978 Barolo was the unquestioned surprise in our second flight. Oddero is one of Piemonte’s most historic estates. In the late 1970s, Oddero was also one of the top estates in the region. Sadly, though, the recent track record has been more spotty. In the late 1970s, Oddero made just one Barolo in the classic tradition, which is to say a blend from various sites. Most of the fruit was from La Morra (Bricco Chiesa and Brunate), Villero and Rocche di Castiglione. Of all the wines in this tasting, Oddero’s 1978 Barolo is the one wine I wish I had tasted more often. It was truly eye opening. A wine of exceptional balance and class, the 1978 was a pure pleasure to taste. (11/2012)