Francesco Rinaldi & Figli Dolcetto d'Alba Roussot 2013
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Its color is ruby red with violet reflections. The scent is winey with hints of flowers and fresh fruit The taste is dry with a slight almond aftertaste. It matches with cold pork cuts, hors d'oeuvres and first courses.
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Elio Altare Dolcetto d'Alba 2014Color: Intense violet. Nose: Aromas of violets and black cherry. Taste: Dry but soft, delicate tannins, full taste of cherries and black cherry. Medium-bodied, easy drinking to be appreciated in the summer months, served a little chilled. In Italy it is considered an excellent everyday wine Serving Suggestion: Antipasto, pasta course, white meat, light cheese, salami, pizza, panini
Buoncristiani Dolcetto di Nonno 2003To ensure the highest quality wine at Buoncristiani, we encourage controlled stress in the vineyard to produce low yielding, concentrated, and balanced fruit full of flavor and varietal expression. Once our grapes reach full maturity, carefully decided by our palates, we harness this inherent potential from the vineyard to the bottle through meticulous tracking and blending of each promising component. We strive to create optimum complexity while retaining balance, varietal character, and superior quality.
Gianfranco Alessandria Dolcetto d'Alba 2010Strikes the eye with its ruby red color and intense violet hues. Fresh, fruity, strong and youthful.
Fratelli Revello Dolcetto d'Alba 2007Vinification: in horizontal rotating macerators for approximately 4 days in contact with skins, completion of alcoholic fermentation in steel tanks in approximately 10 days, malolactic fermetation in steel tanks. Ageing: 10 months in steel tanks, bottled in the month of July. Available for sale one year after harvest, in September.
Roagna Dolcetto d'Alba 2013The grapes assigned to the production of this wine come from selections of vineyards with a Southern, South-Western exposure of Paje cru in Barbaresco area. Orientation: South, southwest. Soil: Marl, calcareous. Soft pressing with destemming. Fermentation in wood casks. Maceration for 20-30 days. Spends 6 months in steel before release.
Sottimano Dolcetto d'Alba Bric del Salto 2015The fermentation and the maceration on the skins normally takes about 12 days. No selected yeasts are used. The malolactical fermentation is completed in stainless steel, where the wine remains for approximately 6 months. There is no filtering and no fining prior to bottling. The "Bric Del Salto" Dolcetto is the result of the different soils of the "crus" in which the vines are grown. It is well balanced in all of its components, starting with its deep color, its fruity, rich and elegant nose, and a complex, lingering and fresh taste.
Vietti Dolcetto d'Alba Tre Vigne 2013Purple red color with a light blue hue, the Dolcetto has aromas of black cherry, raspberry and hint of blueberries and minerals. An unoaked wine, this medium bodied red has soft tannins, moderate acidity and good balance. Food Pairings: Grilled vegetables and casual dishes such as pizza, deli sandwiches and light pasta dishes.
Mauro Molino Barolo Vigna Gancia 2006Colour: Garnet red with ruby reflections. Nose: Intense, ethereal, liquorice, ripe plum, raisins. Flavour: Dry, supple, full-bodied, chewy tannins, pleasant and very long finish. Serving suggestions: Roast beef, Piedmontese aged cheeses.
Poderi Colla Barbaresco Roncaglia 2004Characteristically Nebbiolo in color, i.e. intense ruby red with subtly lighter reflections that connoisseurs will recognize. Inviting and non-aggressive, its bouquet is extremely complex, with the variety's typical rose nuances as well as ample, layered spice, woodsy and berry sensations. On the palate it is very full-bodied while also elegant, almost feminine. Straightaway intense and pleasing, long and soft, with a finish of great finesse and appeal and firm, sweet tannins. This is a great wine to accompany the entire meal, albeit best with red meat and fowl.
Moccagatta Barbaresco Basarin 2005The "Basarin", from vines around Neive, has sweet black fruits and currants on the nose, but is firm and lean on the palate, providing excellent nearer-term drinking. Garnet red in color; intense and complex on the nose, with aromas of ripe red fruit and spice. The flavor is warm and vigorous; the mouth-feel rich and soft. The wine is well-balanced, intense and with a long finish. Serving suggestions: Cheeses, red meat, game.
La Spinetta Barbaresco Valeirano 2006Deep red color. Bouquet is complex and gently spiced, white truffle and herb aroma. Taste is well structured, fine tannins, austere with plenty of fruit, smoke and earth notes. Ideal with grilled food, sauced and elaborate red meat and wild game, or just to be enjoyed by itself.
La Spinetta Barbaresco Starderi 2003Colour: Dense red. Bouquet: Complex, with scents of blackberry, cherry, strawberry and sweet spices, licorice and chocolate. Taste: Perfect balance with sweet tannins and long and intense finish. Pairings: Ideal with grilled food, sauced and elaborate red meat and wild game.
Bruno Giacosa Barbaresco Santo Stefano 2005Garnet red colour. Intense and complex bouquet with notes reminiscent of violet, liquorice and raspberry. Its flavour is full and robust with tannic texture. Wine of great personality that in the best vintages can bear the denomination "Riserva" on the label.
Falletto di Bruno Giacosa Barbaresco Rabaja 2005Giacosa's Barbaresco Rabajà is intense ruby red in color with elegant orange hues. The nose is reminiscent of ripe red fruits, wild berries, plum, spices, caramel, mocha, and licorice. On the palate it is dry, but extraordinarily full and soft with sweet tannins. Imposing, austere and long-lived, this is a collector's pick, and a wine of grand personality.
Cascina Delle Rose Barbaresco Rio Sordo 2005When tasting these wines, the most remarkable thing is their elegance, grace and perfume. Barbaresco is supposed to be the more elegant and feminine expression of Nebbiolo compared with its sibling to the south, Barolo, and indeed these wines deliver. The textures are more reminiscent of a top Chambolle of the likes of Ghislane-Barthod or Fred Mugnier, yet the aromas are pure Nebbiolo in spades! Aromatic with dried cherries, rose petals, autumn leaves and licorice. And while approachable in their youth, these Barbareschi are by no means wimpy. They have the depth and classic structure of traditional Piedmontese Nebbiolo, and should continue to evolve for 15-20 years.
Roberto Voerzio Barolo Rocche dell'Annunziata Torriglione 2004Intense, deep, ruby-red in color, this outstanding Barolo offers intense aromas of violets, small berries, red currants, spices, pepper, chocolate and tobacco. Medium-bodied and focused yet delicate with silky, fine-grained tannins framing a superb and creamy texture. Its long and refined finish caresses the palate.
Roberto Voerzio Barolo Cerequio 2005Intense ruby red in color, with garnet hues. Fresh and complex aromas of macerated cherries, plums, dried roses, minerals and spices surround a terrific concentration and depth. This Barolo is creamy and broad, racy and refined. The flavors explode with a supple and persistent roundness. The finish is long and elegant with fine-grained tannins. Fruit is everywhere! Recommended with rich fare, such as truffle scented dishes, roast beef, fillet mignon and medium-aged cheeses. This is a masterful Barolo, long-lived and beautiful.
Paolo Scavino Barolo Cannubi 2003The Barolo Cannubi is made from 100% Nebbiolo, and is aged for two years in French oak barrels followed by another 12 months in the bottle. With an intense ruby red color and a nose of wild berries and aromatic herbs, this full-bodied wine is perfect with roasted meats and aged cheese.
Luciano Sandrone Barolo Le Vigne 2005"Le Vigne" Barolo is a unique wine created from four different Nebbiolo vineyards, each of which brings its own contribution. This union generates an exceptionally complex wine that is round and harmonious on the palate, with fruity and spicy notes.The blending of wines of different origins and therefore with different characteristics is always fascinating. This year the result is a very complex, articulate and structured but elegant wine, a perfect interpretation of a vintage which can be described as classic.
Francesco Rinaldi & Figli Barolo Cannubbio 2008Its colour is ruby garnet red with slightly orange reflections after ageing. The smell is ethereal, wide and embracing with scents of rose, violet and soft balmy notes. The taste is dry, severe, savoury and harmonic. It matches very well with red and braised meat, game and cheese. The suggested serving temperature is 16° - 18°C.
Parusso Barolo Le Coste Mosconi 2008
Andrea Oberto Barolo Rocche 2006Intense ruby-red hue with light garnet reflections. Oaky notes perfectly blending in a flowery, spicy aroma make the wine extremely fine and balanced. Evident tannic sensations in mouth, which are unusual in the Barolo wines from Rocche dell'Annunziata cru, are well-integrated with a powerful but elegant structure.