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  • Dolcetto

    History of the grape: The name means “little sweet one” in Italian. Dolcetto, along with Barbera and Nebbiolo is one ...

  • Barbera

    History of the grape: Barbera is a native to the Piedmont, where it has been growing for centuries, and is now the fo...

  • Nebbiolo

    History of the grape: Two schools of thought exist as to the origins of Nebbiolo (which means “little fog” either for...

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  • Lucky you.  I was just there... Piedmont is pretty stretched out.  If ... ... Falletto called Tenuta Montanello.  It's a working winery, although not one of the stars.  But the hosts are extremely nice and it's quite reasonable.  It faces the alps and, if skies are clear, you can see them pretty clearly behind the rolling vineyards of the Baro... Read More

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  • I know there's a lot of interest out there so some brief notes. I'm ... from Castiglione north of Montanello and Bricco Boschis,  is another powerhouse in 2010, a really fascinating contrast to the learner, more angular crus of Serralunga and an opulent, rich style for Castiglione.I'm alway a fan of the wines of Guido Porro. They are easy to l... Read More

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  • Azienda Agricola Tenuta Montanello Langhe Nebbiolo 2011


    Only ss, eight day fermentation Nice gummy, small berry fruit on the nose over a balsamic base with hints of clay, cut grass and a touch of white mushroom. A touch soft on entry, the pretty broad fruit on the palate is supported by nice acids and soft tannins, with some mossy green spice notes with a little watermelon rind appearing on the mid-p... Read More

    Wine review by Gregory Dal Piaz

  • Tenuta Montanello Barbera d'Alba 2010


    Over a year in barrique, one third new,eight days of fermentation Tight, a little briar pipe, some soil and wood spice greets the nose along with a bit of toasty spice framing, candied mulberry fruit. The oak here builds with air adding a creamy, cedary aspect to the nose. Soft and a little creamy in the mouth as well though with nice depth and... Read More

    Wine review by Gregory Dal Piaz

  • Tenuta Montanello Barbera d'Alba 2011


    All in SS, eight days of fermentation A bit wild and inky on the nose though this is darkly perfumed and spicy. Opening with nice acids this shows plenty of richness and perhaps a little sweetness from alcohol though it remains pretty well balanced in the mouth showing a nice mineral base note under lots of juicy blackberry and black cherry frui... Read More

    Wine review by Gregory Dal Piaz

  • Well the 2005 Barolos are tasted, and I cant help but think back to what I said ... should improve, 89-90Tenuta Montanello (Castiglione Falletto)- very woodsy, forest floor, river rocks, mineral water, wild raspberry liquor, a bit lean smelling but fresh and transparent, and a bit fleshy, refreshing, a nice bitter herb tone balances the fresh, ... Read More

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  • It's late here in Alba and today was a very busy day with the early morning ... ... like Arborina, Gattera, Montanello, Monrpivato, Bric del Fiasc, Villero, Preda, Cannubi and Rocche dell'Annunziata. On the way back to La Morra village for dinner we parked the car and strolled through Rocche dell'Annunziata before heading to dinner, another g... Read More

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  • I've been documenting much of my days here via posts on the Snooth Forum but to ... is Alberto Racca's tenute Montanello. certainly a new operation but one with roots going back over a hundred. the facilities were once the Cooperative winery for the village of Castiglione Falletto and occupies a wonderful vantage point overlooking some of the g... Read More

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  • Tenuta Montanello.With a splendid piece of Castiglione Falleto, forming the northern anchor of that series of ridges know as Bricco Boschis and Monprivato, its no surprise that Tenuta Montanello has moved from strength to strength during its short life as an independent winery.Originally founded in 1864, and for many years the ome to the Langhes... Read More

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  • Azienda Agricola Tenuta Montanello Langhe Nebbiolo 2006


    About 4000 bottles are produced from younger vines that will someday make its way into the Barolo produced here. This goes from Stainless into bottle.Lovely aromatics with melon rind, sandy soil, fine green herbal notes and green tea with classic menthol and licorice tones over very fresh strawberry fruit with a gentle sweetness that recalls col... Read More

    Wine review by Gregory Dal Piaz

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