Enrico Bottelli was born in Milan, Italy in 1961. He made his first guitar-building experiences under the guidance of the Master luthier Carlo Raspagni in 1981 Bottelli started to build classical guitars as a professional luthier in 1988. His magnificent guitars are esteemed by professional musicians and collectors worldwide for their elegant, highly responsive musical attributes, refined visual beauty and precise craftsmanship.
This beautiful 2021 guitar is one of Enrico Bottelli’s most elaborate models, the Special model. The marquetry work is delicate and elegant, and the choice of woods is marvelous. Back and sides are made of Ziricote and the soundboard is made of top-quality Italian spruce, which is both light and responsive. A particularly eye-catching detail is the flamed mahogany neck, which gives a wonderful touch to the entirety of the instrument. Rodgers tuners are also of the highest quality and round off this unique guitar in splendid way.
What generosity, delicacy and versatility in the sound of this exceptional guitar. The sustain in the high register is impressive, and the notes develop an exceptional harmonic density. The ability of the trebles to connect and make melodies sing is fascinating, and it truly possesses the qualities of the world’s finest classical guitars.
|Body and sides:||Ziricote|
|Air resonance frequency:||F#|
|Case:||Hiscox Pro II|