Wines scoring 7/10

2007  BrunaGrimaldi Bricco Ambroglio Roddi d’Alba - jammy raspberry, sandalwood, slight roasted fruit in alcohol, a nice blend of modern and traditional or just the vintage?  Nice acids up front, decent freshness, cool on the palate, fried is a bit roasted, tannins ripe, nicely soft with some nice inner mouth perfumes of herbs and wild astringent fruit, finishes with good length, a bit minty, nice aromatic intensity 7

2007 Bosco Agostino Neirane Verduno - fresh with a touch of watermelon rind, raspberry fruit, dried leather and dust, nice cool entry, bright, a bit dried out on the palate, pretty approachable, nice if simple style, some minty notes on back end, decent length, 7

2007 Burlotto Accivi Veduno - nettle and herbs, a bit of stone, some ripe amarena cherry fruit, shy nose, a bit flat up front but then nicely focused in the mouth with ripe amarena cherry fruit on the palate, a bit simple, nice ripe tannins, nice fruit on the moderate finish, a bit short, 7

2007 La Querciola Donna Bianca Barolo - root beer, a bit gamy, a touch dirty but in a complex way, bright acids, strawberry toned fruit up front, not very ripe, cool across the palate, nice tannins, savory, not fruit driven, nice savory elements on the back end, a bit leathery, aromatic on the finish with good length 7

2007   Bric Cenciurio Barolo - sawdust, herbal extract,  nice feel in the mouth, fresh, bright with rounded tannins, acid driven flavors, a touch of sour plum, yellow cherry, very easy in many ways but pleasant with a dry savory finish, 7

2007 Angelo Germano Vigna Rue Barolo - a bit stewy strawberry with nice intense aromatic herb tones, a little latex, cool, wiry, simple herbal stemmy fruit on the palate, a bit ripe, some nice burnished fruit notes, nice biter cherry fruit in the mouth, good length, a bit liquory, nicely almost medicinal, 7

2007 Poderi Einaudi Canubi Barolo - a nice savory, burnished aromatic wood nose with gentle cherry fruit tones, a little camphor, some high tones, nice fresh amarena fruit up front, soft tannins, simple but with nice fruit and nice amarena cherry aromatics, tannic finish but fresh and appealing, decent length 7

2007 Giuseppe Rinali Brunate le Coste Barolo La Morra - a little brothy vegetal, a little smoky, roasty, red berry and wild flower, cool, a little soft, cherry and strawberry fruit, easy drinking nice middle of the road texture, finishes tight with nice small berry fruit and a sandy soil tone, touch of heat, 7

2007 Massolino Parussi Castiglione Falletto - nice seared fruit and lightly mineral tone, nice freshness to the fruit, bright, nice ripe tannins, poppy seed tones, strawberry fruit, a bit thinly flavored with a mineral water edge, more strawberry fruit, may improve, seems to be balanced with the possibility to improve, 7