|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...
|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...
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Varietals Produced by Cappellano View all
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...
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Tight, floral and delicate on the nose with a little seared beef and cooked meaty aromas that turn a bit medicinal. This also has a bit of a sweetness on entry, though it shows a very swirly delicacy with rare textural complexity. Perhaps a touch hot, but with more depth and less weight than the Rupestris and decidedly more elegant. This really ... Read More
Pretty and very precise with violet and soil top notes over fruit that has a sweet, ripe nature to it. Fine firm tannins on entry are buried in rich Blackberry fruit accented with notes of wild herbs. Typical of the vintage, this is perhaps a little long on the fruit though there is lots of structure and the extract of fruit is balanced by brigh... Read More
I’ve been writing a fair amount of commentary lately, some of it dealing ... ... $55. The 2008 is $801999 Cappellano Barolo Piè Rupestris Otin Fiorin $55. The 2007 is $90Another pair of producers are worth mentioning here, though I was unable to find current pricing for their wines from the 1999 vintage. I would anticipate seeing pricing close... Read More
The Cannubi case is finally over (maybe). Finally the judgment of 4 June 2012 the TAR of Lazio (regional court) recognizes the merits of the appeal about Cannubi crus.A little recap. Some of cru of Barolo are: Cannubi, Cannubi S. Lorenzo, Cannubi Valletta, Cannubi Boschis, Cannubi Muscatel. Marchesi di Barolo spa challenged that crus names defen... Read More
I'm leaving today for two weeks in Piedmont.I've got some 24 winery ... ... MascareloSchiavenzaCappellanoGiacomo ConternoGuido PorroBroviaCastello de verdunoBrezzaCanonicaOdderoRoagnaFranceso RinaldiBoassoE PiraBocchinoVallanaCascina BallarinAnybody have any questions for any of the producers? I hope to be recording video during my trip and p... Read More
Well, there are wines you dream about, and then there are wines you can only ... ... about $25 a bottle!BaroloCappellano Pie FrancoAlmost all Barolo is limited production, but some are more limited than others. The late Teobaldo Cappellano’s Pie Franco bottling gets top honors though because not only is it made in very limited quantities, but ... Read More
If any of Barolo's communes could make the most of the powerful, dense ... ... PorroFontanafreddaSchiavenzaCappellano 2006 Barolo of SerralungaDisclaimer: These wines were tasted blind in a mass tasting of about 80 wines over four hours. These are simply first impressions of these wines. Being young Barolo, and from a tough vintage, these were... Read More
a great wine of baldo cappellano with a medium body,acidity,berrys,salinity of the serralunga terroir,was a ocean at the time of dinossaurus delicious wine with pasta,red meat,polpetones.try one and read a rewiew. Read More
The rare wine company just released their current newsletter with the 2004 .../cappellano-barolo-pie-rupestris-2004/2004 Barolo Pie Francofrom botte More sudbued on the nose than the Rupestris yet sharing its feral quality with a more autumnal quality to the aromatics leaning towards tobacco and earth note before blooming into a full on sottob... Read More
from botte More sudbued on the nose than the Rupestris yet sharing its feral quality with a more autumnal quality to the aromatics leaning towards tobacco and earth note before blooming into a full on sottobosco array. Elegant in the mouth but with excellent concentration of fruit, tons of fine grained tannins with sweet fruit just peaking out ... Read More
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