91 Points | International Wine Cellar , November/December 2013
(a blend of Serralunga sites): Good full red. Aromas of cherry, mocha and underbrush are lifted by floral and blood orange treble notes. Fat, sweet, silky and rich, with lovely medicinal depth to the cherry and smoky mineral flavors. Quite full and plush but not heavy. Has the serious stuffing to support its fine dusting of tannins. Finishes fresh, smooth and long. This is impressive for an entry-level Barolo.
Italy, like France, offers a world of wine styles within a single country: dry
Italian white wines ranging from lively and minerally to powerful and full-bodied; cheap
and cheerful Italian red wines in both a cooler, northern style and a richer, warmer southern
style; structured, powerful reds capable of long aging in bottle; sparkling wines;
sweet wines and dessert wines. Read More »
Nebbiolo based wines made outside the Langhe hills are often lost in the commotion over Barolo and Barbaresco. The provinces of Vercelli and Novarra in the northern reaches of the Piedmont area are home to wines like Carema, Ghemme, and Gattinara. The latter two wines are mostly Nebbiolo, which as traditionally been blended with... Read More »
Provide your zip code and email address so we can customize your search results for stores that ship to your state.
We will not sell or rent your email address to any third party.