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Apon opening this had a nice array of tarry, herbal and clay tones that recalled calamine lotion with a touch of lurking roasted strawberry. In the mouth it offered up ripe tannins and balanced acidity with relatively simple cherry fruit tones and a to...
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Varietals Produced by Attilio Ghisolfi View all
History of the grape: Barbera is a native to the Piedmont, where it has been growing for centuries, and is now the fo...
History of the grape: The name means “little sweet one” in Italian. Dolcetto, along with Barbera and Nebbiolo is one ...
Pinot Noir synonym, especially in Italy. See Pinot Noir.
“With so voluptuous a perfume, so sweet an edge, they make the blood run hot,” Joel Fleischman, wine columnist at Van...
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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Barbera elicits the most remarkable reactions from people. Those who are more ... it’s short. 78pts2007 Attilio Ghisolfi Maggiora Barbera d’Alba 14% $24Plum backed up with some oak and plenty of volatility. With air, chocolate and tobacco emerge to add some complexity. A bit lean and tough on entry though there is plenty of fruit here. Nice, b... Read More
Plum backed up with some oak and plenty of volatility. With air, chocolate and tobacco emerge to add some complexity. A bit lean and tough on entry though there is plenty of fruit here. Nice, black grapey fruit touched with a little spice and something lactic going on in the mouth. Finishes short with good acidity, though slightly acidic, and so... Read More
The nose was unexpectedly advanced, showing damp soil with cherry, herbs, floral rose and minerals. On the palate, it was soft with ripe cherry and hints of iron like minerals. Stern tannins showed through on the finish with notes of cherry and cedar staying through the close. Read More
A great value and nice example of newer blends coming out of Piedmonte. Believe its mostly Pinot Noir w/ Barbera. Ghisolfi is a great producer with value offerings in Barolo, Barbera, etc. Not carried in many places in my experience. I know if 1 shop in Manhattan that consistently carries this producer and product: Garnet. Nice red fruit yo... Read More
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Apon opening this had a nice array of tarry, herbal and clay tones that recalled calamine lotion with a touch of lurking roasted strawberry. In the mouth it offered up ripe tannins and balanced acidity with relatively simple cherry fruit tones and a touch of earthy spiciness on the follow through. With air this gained a touch of gamy leatherines... Read More
As many of you know I am very enthusiastic about the latest Barolo releases. ... ... onto the wines.Flight 1Attilio Ghisolfi Barolo - Apon opening this had a nice array of tarry, herbal and clay tones that recalled calamine lotion with a touch of lurking roasted strawberry. In the mouth it offered up ripe tannins and balanced acidity with r... Read More
We love both of these wines but they can be harder to find. For father's day I would like to find a couple of bottles of each. I would like to stay under $30. I did a snooth search and so many came up, I thought some of you could maybe help narrow it down. Any suggestions? Read More
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Big, mouthfilling wine. Very chocolately. Prefer the 1999, but thats a little old now. Read More
Very concentrated thick mouth filling wine. Good red fruits, aged very well. Possibly a little tired now. Try a newer vintage. Still good. Read More
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