Michele Chiarlo 2007
Very well balanced, fruit forward and rich.
D/H 2012-2022- The 2007 Barolo Tortoniano is quite bold and powerful in this vintage. It reveals surprising muscle to match its dark red fruit, flowers and spices. As always, the Tortoniano shows the more perfumed, feminine side of Barolo, but the 2007 has an extra level of richness and body. This is a gorgeous, overachieving wine in its category. Anticipated maturity: 2012-2022. Score: 92. —Antonio Galloni, October 2011.
This is as good an example of Barbera d'Asti that you will find in this price range in America. I bought this one at BevMo! for about 14 bucks, and though it is not as dry as I prefer my barbera wines, it is fruity, medium in the finish and slightly acidic. It is a very balanced wine that works well with nearly any meal. This is a good wine in this price range and it will not disappoint if you are a fan of barbera wines.
This wine is right up there w/ Mondav's D'Oro. Very similar and more available at restraunts.
Fruity, strawberry, round, hint of cherry sweetness
I had this at Zio's it is similar to the OG Moscato. Really tasty
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Winery Notes- Exuberant aromas of tropical fruit and honeysuckle blossoms mark this fresh lightly sparkling wine and carry into a palate of ripe melon and mango flavors finishing on a delicate sweet note underscored by bright acidity.
A simple, quaffing red wine that you don't have to think about. Plum and blackberry fruit, a hint of spice and tangy acids make this a good match for lively tomato-based dishes.
This is very jammy, with lots of blackberry and raspberry. Full and soft, with plenty of fruit on the finish. Straightforward and delicious. Drink now.
Wine Tasting NotesExuberant aromas of tropical fruit and honeysuckle blossoms mark this fresh, lightly sparkling wine and carry into a palate of ripe melon and mango flavors finishing on a delicate sweet note underscored by bright acidity.
The estate's 2007 Barbera d'Asti Superiore Le Orme is a mid-weight offering with good definition and focus in its perfumed red berries. This refined, subtle wine offers good balance in an approachable, feminine style. Anticipated maturity: 2009-2012.
Plum skin and cherry aromas follow through to a medium-bodied palate, with good fruit and a citrus and strawberry aftertaste. Drink now.
A highly extracted, intense Barbera, this wine brims with ripe, jammy flavors of black plum and wild cherry and aromas of violets, spice and new oak wrapped in a velvety texture underscored by firm tannins.