|Region:||Italy » Piemonte » Barbaresco » Alba » Barbera d'Alba|
Smoky, ripe and complex on the nose, with deep earthy, medicinal accents to the candied black fruit and a lovely hint of chocolate liquor and chocolate covered cherry. Electric acids on attack are followed by rich,powerfully dark yet fresh fruit, unfol...
|Region:||Italy » Piedmont|
Tight on the nose which is a bit leathery and gamy, with hints of a little campfire, some nuanced stone, mint and medical notes, and then a really pronounced rose stem aroma. This is incredibly fruity early on the palate, before displaying tense tannin...
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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 ...
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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I got so excited about dolcetto this year, see my report on The Return of ... ... over the past decade. 2009 Cappellano Barbera d’Alba $38Smoky, ripe and complex on the nose, with deep earthy, medicinal accents to the candied black fruit and a lovely hint of chocolate liquor and chocolate covered cherry. Electric acids on attack are followed b... Read More
Smoky, ripe and complex on the nose, with deep earthy, medicinal accents to the candied black fruit and a lovely hint of chocolate liquor and chocolate covered cherry. Electric acids on attack are followed by rich,powerfully dark yet fresh fruit, unfolding gorgeous layers of plum, earth, and gently spiced fruit. This is an incredible wine, long ... Read More
The expected price ranges quoted are for the lot-quantity of bottles mentioned, ... to add 2010s from Burlotto, Cappellano, G. Conterno, B. Mascarello, G. Mascarello, G. Rinaldi, plus the Barolo Castellero from Barale, and the cru wines from Brovia. Despite their fame, we’re kind of accustomed to Barolo and Barbaresco (indisputably the greatest... Read More
Now these are proper weekend wines (or birthyear wines: see multiple candidates ... Burlotto, Cappellano - and some other fine old Piedmont wineThree of our great favorites appear at the top of this list; the quantities are not large, but as the wines are hard to find, this is an unusually rich offering. Unlike many of their neighbors they made... Read More
Barolo, while experiencing the greatest explosion of interest in its history, ... happens to be the wines of Cappellano. The previous owner Teobaldo Cappellano, who passed away in 2009 had requested that the wine media not reduce his wines to a mere number. As a result most contemporary critics have respectfully refrained from scoring the Capp... Read More
Here’s an article that had a slim chance of being written. Pull together ... together ... 2 1980 Cappellano Barolo Tightly and leathery on the nose and full of black spice, mineral earth and black fruit that made me think immediately of Serralunga. Air brings out hints of dried fruit, fennel, parchment and chinato herbs. Such power on the pal... Read More
Tightly and leathery on the nose and full of black spice, mineral earth and black fruit that made me think immediately of Serralunga. Air brings out hints of dried fruit, fennel, parchment and chinato herbs. Such power on the palate, this is dense and chewy filled with black berry and black cherry fruit that is rustic but powerful. This has grea... Read More
I have a good memory and as with most people it is particularly astute when ... Burlotto Cannubi - Barolo8 - Cappellano Rupestris - Serralunga9 - Clerico Ciabot Mentin Ginestra - Monforte10 - Marcarini Brunate - La MorraThe rest of the wines in order.Wines in bold showed the most promise. Wines in italics are presumably defective.11- Massolino... Read More
At first this is all about leather and ass on the nose, possible eass in leather on a hot day. Air brings out some minty notes and earthy beetroot and radish aromas along with a flash of minerality. Rich and chewy in the mouth with with lots of black cherry and black raspberry fruit. There really is lovely fruit here, a bit herbal, herb stemmy,... Read More
I wrote yesterday about the 2009 vintage in Barolo and today I begin reporting ... ... Pira - SerralungaCappellano - SerralungaLuciano Sandrone - BaroloBrovia - Castiglione FallettoElvio Cogno - NovelloPaolo Scavino - Castiglione FallettoCavallotto - Castiglione Falletto Josetta Saffirio - Monforte Josetta Saffirio is a winery still finding t... Read More
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