Pale red color with brick notes. Massive tannins, which should be absolutely lucious after another 3-5 years in a bottle.
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Cortese is a minor grape grown in the Piedmont region of Italy, used to make that region’s dry white wine known as ‘G...
History of the grape: Two schools of thought exist as to the origins of Nebbiolo (which means “little fog” either for...
History of the grape: The name means “little sweet one” in Italian. Dolcetto, along with Barbera and Nebbiolo is one ...
History of the grape: Barbera is a native to the Piedmont, where it has been growing for centuries, and is now the fo...
British wine writer and critic, Jancis Robinson, once noted that throughout the 80’s and 90’s in the United States, C...
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Still seems too young and slightly unbalanced. Hot and tannic, cherries, spice, underbrush, pineneedles Read More
Modern but very interesting as the the nose showed cherries and cranberry with sandalwood, dried meats and dark chocolate. On the palate the wine was soft with dark cherry and tobacco but faded into a drying red fruit finish. Read More
So, should we be excited? Well, a lot of the wine media and critics parade ... ... Really nice, just a bit soft.Albino Rocca - Herbs, soil, nettles, nice aromatics. Vegetal, floral, freshly-fruited, a nice mineral tone in the mouth. A bit soft but without the weight of many of these; nice crispness and simple, nice fruit, with a bit of burnish... Read More
cola, toasted poppy seeds, touch of caraway, very spicy, toasty, sweet red fruits, no detail, ok acids, ripe tannins, plush and just not sticky, tons of tannins and extract Read More
herbs, soil, nettles, nice aromatic, vegetal, floral, freshly fruited, a nice mineral tone in the mouth, a bit soft but without the weight of many, nice crispness, simple, nice fruit, a bit of burnished wood, nice crispness on the finish, a bit of wood sweetness, Read More
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A nose of dried flowers and tobacco is joined by a meaty, cedary, cigar box tone. the tannins here are relatively smooth with just a bit of aggressiveness showing the evolution of the wine. Still fresh with good intensity and length if a touch rustic. 87pts Read More
While this is a follow up post to my 2005 Barolo tasting notes, which can be ... ... note that carries 91-92Albino Rocca (Alba) - this is great on the nose with deep oily herbs, drying grass, fine precise forest floor, mushroom, and small berry fruit ones - polished, glossy yet so fresh with mushrooms right up front, fresh cut white, a touch... Read More
While this is a follow up post to my 2005 Barolo tasting notes, which can be ... ... note that carries 91-92 Albino Rocca (Alba) - this is great on the nose with deep oily herbs, drying grass, fine precise forest floor, mushroom, and small berry fruit ones - polished, glossy yet so fresh with mushrooms right up front, fresh cut white, a tou... Read More
AWE blind tasting - very high toned, raspberry, floral, touch of chamomile, baked clay, a little orange zest, low key, nice earthy bitterness up front, soft yet crisp tannins, good acids, subtle easy styled wine, with a powdered sugar toned raspberry core of fruit, a bit rough on the back end with a brief finish but pleasant 86-87 Read More
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